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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 7, 1999

Beatrice Cheese, Inc. Recalls Blended Shredded and Diced Cheeses

Waukesha, WI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Beatrice Cheese, Inc. is recalling certain blended, shredded and diced cheeses, because the products may contain pieces of hard plastic.

PRODUCT
Cheese products packaged in plastic bags stored in 30 pound cardboard boxes:
a) Pauli Shred Blend #5
b) Blended Shredded Cheese #5 (Milking Stool)
c) Blended Shredded Cheese #5 (Valley)
d) Blended Diced Cheese #5
e) Seal Brand
f) Blended Shredded Cheese (Round Table Pizza)

Recall #F-487/492-9.

CODE
Lot #209098-2. Product Codes: 001-5116-376, 001-5116-000, 001-5116-938, 001-5085-938, 001-5110-838, 750-5046-625.

MANUFACTURER
Beatrice Cheese, Inc., Gustine, California.

RECALLED BY
Beatrice Cheese, Inc., Waukesha, Wisconsin, by letter faxed May 6, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
California, Montana, Oregon, Texas, Idaho.

QUANTITY
1,332 cases (39,960 pounds) were distributed.

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.