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January 10, 2001

More Cheese Added to November Cheese Recall

Antioch, IL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that The Deli Source, Inc. is recalling several lots of its Sharp Cheddar Cheese product because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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

PRODUCT
Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Black Wax Daisy Wedges) in 16-oz. wedges with black wax coating wrapped in plastic wrap; the stick-on gold foil paper label does not have a brand name, just identifies it as Real Wisconsin Cheese,
with an American Flag and USA. The firm cut the wheels of cheese into wedges which are wrapped and labeled, and then are reassembled into a wheel/daisy and shipped in cartons that contain 24-1 lb. wedges or 12-1 lb. wedges.

Recall #F-158-1.

CODE
2/28/2001, 3/1/2001, 3/10/2001, 3/11/2001, 3/18/2001, 3/26/2001, 3/27/2001, 3/29/2001, 4/18/2001

MANUFACTURER OF BULK CHEESE
Hill & Valley Cheese, Inc., Cashton, WI

RECALLED BY
The Deli Source, Inc., Antioch, Illinois by telephone and fax November 8, 2000, and by press release November 16, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Tennessee, North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Maryland, Illinois, and California.

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

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers January 10, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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