Gouda Cheese products recalled

Posted on February 17, 2017 by

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Saputo Inc. (Saputo), is recalling certain Gouda cheese products in the United States after having been notified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana that some specialty Gouda cheese products that it supplied to Saputo’s Green Bay, Wisconsin facility may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The affected retail products are the Great Midwest® Applewood Smoked Gouda cheeses listed in the table below. As a precautionary measure, Saputo is also recalling the Dutchmark® Smoked Gouda cheeses listed in the table below, which were packaged on the same line. Consumers should not consume the recalled products.

Brand Product Pack Size UPC Sell By Date
Great Midwest® Applewood Smoked Gouda Cheese Random Weight
~6 pounds
No UPC SELL BY MAY 22 17
G7/1 00:00
Random weight slices or chunks cut at stores Sliced/chunked cut at stores – No UPC ALL CODE DATES
Brand Product Pack Size UPC Sell By Date
Dutchmark® Pasteurized Processed Smoked Gouda Cheese Random Weight
~2 pounds
No UPC BEST WHEN USED BY:11-18-17

No illnesses due to consumption of these products have been reported. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

The recalled products were sold to retailers nationwide. The Great Midwest Applewood® Smoked Gouda cheeses were sold primarily in retail stores at deli counters and deli cases. Saputo is working with impacted customers to ensure that the recalled products are removed from the marketplace. Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled products identified in the table above with the specified sell by date are urged to dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. No other Saputo products are affected by this recall.

This recall is being initiated with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For more information, consumers with questions may contact Saputo at 1-877-578-1510 between 9 am and 9 pm EST, Monday – Friday.

Product Photos

  • Dutchmark Pasteurized Processed Smoked Gouda Cheese
  • Great Midwest Applewood Smoked Gouda Cheese, Front Label
  • Great Midwest Applewood Smoked Gouda Cheese, Nutrition Facts Panel

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