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September 19, 2000

Greenbank Farms Organic Medium Cheddar Cheese Recalled

Preston, WA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Stonefelt & Company is recalling its Greenbank Farms Organic Medium Cheddar Cheese because the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

This is the first public notice of this Class I recall issued by FDA.

Greenbank Farms Organic Medium Cheddar Cheese.

Recall #F-876-0.

All codes on the market at time of recall initiation.

Bandon Cheese, Inc., Bandon, Oregon.

Stonefelt & Company, Preston, Washington (cutter/packer), by fax on July 24, 2000, and by press release on July 26, 2000, and August 1, 2000.  **Completed recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the Washington State department of Agriculture.

**Completed recall: While the FDA has completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been fully accounted for.

Alaska, Washington state, Oregon, California.

1,260 pounds were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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