August 14, 2001Biery Cheese Company Recalls
OH (SafetyAlerts) - Biery Cheese
Company is voluntarily recalling its 8 to 10 oz. packages of Horseradish, Colored
American, White American and Colored Colby Cubes because they have the potential to be
contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes
fatal infections in young, pregnant, elderly, frail or adults with weakened immune
The recalled cubes were distributed in retail stores in Central PA.
The product comes in an 8 to 10 oz. clear package with Biery label and sell by date marked
12-3-01 on top of package.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the Company revealed
the possible presence of Listeria Monocytogenes in 8 to 10 oz. packages of cubes.
Consumers who have purchased 8 to 10 oz. packages of cubes are urged to return them to the
place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the Company at
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