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December 12, 2000

Wisconson Firm Recalls Cheese in Eight States

Waldo, WI (SafetyAlerts) - Schneider Cheese Inc. has announced a voluntary recall affecting several brands of string cheese because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

No illnesses have been reported.

The company is recalling 8-ounce and 16-ounce packages of Schneider Cheese String Cheese, 16-ounce packages of Midwest Pride String Cheese and 16-ounce packages of Gibbsville String Cheese.

The products were sold in stores in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Schneider spokesman John Schneider said the company discovered the contamination through random product testing and hadn't identified the source of the possible contamination.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers December 12, 2000.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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