Cheeses recalled due to Listeria concerns

A voluntary recall of five cheese products is based on a concern for the potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.

Biery Cheese Co. is recalling the specialty Longhorn Colby cheese under the following brands:

• Delallo: Premium Sliced Colby Cheese, 8 oz., UPC Code: 0 72368 12452 0, Sell by date of May 6, 2017
• Delallo: Premium Sliced Hot Pepper Cheese, 8 oz., UPC Code: 0 72368 12462 9, Sell by date of May 6, 2017
• Dietz & Watson, Pasteurized Process New York State Cheddar Cheese with Jalapeno and Cayenne, 8 oz., 0 31506 79412 4, Sell by date of May 6, 2017
• Dietz & Watson, Pepper Jack Cheese, 8 oz., UPC Code: 0 31506 79450 6, Sell by date of May 6, 2017
• Private Selections, Hardwood Smoked Gouda Slice, 8 oz., UPC Code: 0 1110 60861 0, Sell by date of May 6, 2017

Read the full FDA recall report

The products being recalled were distributed from Nov. 11, 2016 to Jan. 4, 2017, according to the Food and Drug Administration. They were packaged at Biery Cheese Company in Louisville, Ohio and distributed by centers in Georgia, Indiana and Pennsylvania.

The recall comes on the back of recalls made by Meijer supermarket and Sargento brand cheeses. The following cheeses are covered under previous recalls:

  • Meijer Natural Cheese Chunk Muenster 8 oz., UPC 8-86926-27573-5, Best if Used By dates 3/28/17, 5/13/17 and 6/10/17
  • Meijer Natural Cheese Chunk Colby 8 oz., UPC 7-13733-34047-2, Best if Used By date 7/10/2017
  • Meijer Natural Cheese Chunk Colby Jack 8 oz., UPC 7-13733-34058-8, Best if Used By 7/10/2017
  • Sargento Sliced Colby, 8 oz., UPC 4610000105, Sell By date 15MAY17F
  • Sargento Sliced Muenster, 8oz., UPC 4610000107, Sell By dates 05MAR17F, 06MAR17F, 15APR17F, 16APR17F and 17APR17F
  • Sargento Sliced Pepper Jack, 7.5 oz., UPC 4610000122, Sell By date 03MAY17B
  • Sargento Sliced Tomato & Basil Jack, 6.67 oz., UPC 4610000279, Sell By date 03MAR17B
  • Sargento Shredded Reduced Fat Colby-Jack, 8 oz., UPC 4610041018, Sell By date H07APR17
  • Sargento Shredded Chef Blends 4 Cheese Pizzeria, 8 oz., UPC 4610041105, Sell By date H10APR17
  • Sargento Artisan Blends Double Cheddar Shredded Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040094, Sell By date H08JUN17 and H09JUN17

Customers who may have purchased any of the above listed products are asked to return it to the place it was purchased for a full refund. Call (800) 243-3731 with questions.

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