July 23, 2003
Recall Update: Peregrina Cheese brand
Queso Fresco Recall is Complete
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.
Peregrina Cheese brand Queso Fresco, Fresh Cheese, sold in 14 oz. plastic
containers. Recall # F-451-3.
Code 1049, (on grocery sticker), Plant # 36-8431.
Peregrina Cheese Company, Brooklyn, NY, by by press release and telephone on
April 25, 2003. New York State initiated recall is complete.
The cheese was contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes based on New York
State Department of Agriculture and Markets sampling and analysis.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
400 - 14 oz. units.
NY, and NJ.