Blue Cheese Recalled for Listeria

Posted on February 21, 2016 by


Maytag Dairy Farms in Newton, IA today announced a recall of lot number 150481 of Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled product was packaged on Jan. 6, 2016 and is packaged in 4 oz. wedges, 8 oz. wedges, 2 pound wheels, 4 pound wheels and 5 pound crumbles (batch numbers 960020, 960037, 960040, 960041, 960049, 960053, 960054). The lot included 896 pounds of cheese and was distributed to HoQ restaurant in Des Moines, the Bear Restaurant in Ankeny, Wine Experience in West Des Moines, Fareway in Newton, Lomar Distributing, Inc. in Des Moines or purchased directly from Maytag Dairy Farms.

To date there have been no reported illnesses linked to the product.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. Customers can call Maytag Dairy Farms at 800-247-2458 or 641-791-2010 to arrange for a refund and return of the product.

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