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December 20, 2001

Biery Cheese Company Cheese Cubes Recall Update

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information:

PRODUCT
8-10 oz. packages of Cheese Cubes, packed under the Biery Cheese label in vacuum sealed clear bags, 19-21 packages per case.
a) Cheddar & Horseradish Cubes Recall # F-101-02;
b) Colored American Cubes Recall # F-102-2;
c) White American Cubes Recall # F-103-2;
d) Colored Colby Cubes Recall # F-104-2.

CODE
The code for all these products is Sell-by Date: 12-3-01. This date appears at the top of the packages.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Biery Cheese Company Louisville, OH., by telephone letter and press release on 8/13/01. Firm-initiated recall complete.

REASON
The cheese cube products are contaiminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
624 cases (156 cases of each product). 6,200 lbs.

DISTRIBUTION
MD and PA.

 
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