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January 10, 2001

Additional Codes Added to Schneider Cheese Recall

Waldo, WI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Schneider Cheese, Inc. is recalling several of its Cheese products because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Many of the codes/products below were not identified in the previous notice issued by the company.

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

Cheese sticks labeled as follows:
a) Schneider Snack Cheese Marble Cheese, net weight 1-ounce sticks;
b) Crystal Farms Natural Marble Jack Cheese Sticks (UPC 075925-30168) single-serve, 1 ounce net weight, labeled as distributed by Crystal Farms, Minneapolis, Minnesota;
c) Crystal Farms Cheezoids Marble Jack Stick Cheese (UPC 075925-30166), 10-ounce net weight bag of individually wrapped sticks, labeled as distributed by Crystal Farms, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Recall #F-160-1.

a) Schneider Snack Cheese Marble Cheese, Net Weight 1 ounce, use by date 2-21-01;

b) One-ounce, single-serve Crystal Farms Marble-Jack Cheese Sticks, UPC Code 075925-30168.

DEC 24 00
DEC 25 00
DEC 28 00
DEC 30 00
JAN 7 01
JAN 9 01
MAR 3 01
MAR 11 01
MAR 12 01

c) 10-ounce bags of individually wrapped Crystal Farms Cheezoid Marble-Jack Cheese Sticks, UPC Code 075925-30166

DEC 28 00
JAN 5 01
MAR 3 01
MAR 12 01
MAR 13 01
MAR 15 01
MAR 20 01
MAR 21 01

Hill and Valley Cheese, Incorporated, Cashton, Wisconsin.

Schneider Cheese, Inc., Waldo, WI (cutter/repacker) by telephone and letter on November 2, 2000, and by press release November 3, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

Minnesota and states east of the Rocky Mountains.

74,302 pounds were distributed.

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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