FDA Investigates Listeria Outbreak from Soft CheeseIn the last few years, Whole Foods has issued several recalls for cheese products that may be contaminated with Listeria, a bacteria that can cause deadly infections.

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Papillon Organic Roquefort Blue Cheese Recall

On October 7, 2015, Whole Foods Market issued a recall for Papillon Organic Roquefort cheese due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled product was imported from France and packaged in clear plastic wrap. It can be identified by the scale label that begins with PLU 0259536. All sell-by dates are being recalled.

No illnesses have been reported. Listeria contamination was discovered in a whole, uncut wheel of cheese by the FDA during routine testing. Click here for pictures of the label.

Bleating Heart Cheese Recall

In December 2014, Whole Foods recalled cheese sold in Arizona, California, and Hawaii that came from Bleating Heart Cheeses because it might be contaminated with Listeria.

The recalled products include:

  • Shepardista
  • Golden Tommette
  • Fat Bottom Girl
  • Eqelicious
  • Mixtress
  • Moolicious

Crave Brothers Cheese Recall

In September 2013, Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheeses were linked to an outbreak of Listeria that infected six people in five states, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). All six victims were hospitalized and one person died.

The cheese was sold at Whole Foods stores in 30 states and Washington D.C. Investigators traced the outbreak to Les Frères, Petit Frère, and Petit Frère with Truffles cheeses made by Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese Company. The company issued a recall on July 3, 2013.

What is Listeriosis?

Listeriosis is a rare but serious disease that occurs after eating food contaminated with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes. The infection is most serious for pregnant women and their babies, older adults, and people with vulnerable immune systems.

Symptoms of listeriosis:

  • Fever
  • Muscle aches
  • Diarrhea
  • Gastrointestinal symptoms
  • Invasive infection
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Bacteremia (blood poisoning)

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