Sargento’s supplier, Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana, notified the company that it supplied a Longhorn Colby cheese that may be contaminated with listeria.

Recalled products include:

  • Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby, 6.84 oz., UPC 4610000228, with “Sell By” dates of “12APR17B” and “10MAY17B”
  • Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040041, with “Sell By” dates of “H14JUN17” and “H12JUL17”
  • Sargento Sliced Colby-Jack Cheese, 12 oz., UPC 4610000109 with “Sell By” date of “11JUN17B”
  • Sargento Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese, 12 oz., UPC 4610000108 with “Sell By” dates of “12JUN17B”, “09JUL17B” and “10JUL17B”
  • Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Taco Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040002 with “Sell By” dates of “H14JUN17” and “F28JUN17”
  • Sargento Off The Block Shredded Fine Cut Colby-Jack Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040014 with “Sell By” date of “F05JUL17”
  • Sargento Off The Block Shredded Fine Cut Cheddar Jack Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040076 with “Sell By” date of “F05JUL17”

You can find out if your cheese is affected by the recall by entering the UPC number or “Sell By” date on the package in Sargento’s “Search Product” tool.

The products were packaged at the Sargento plant in Plymouth, Wisconsin, and were distributed across the U.S.

Sargento also recalled some products that were packaged on the same line as the affected cheese. No illness have been reported in connection with this recall.

Symptoms of listeria food poisoning (listeriosis) include fever, muscle aches, nausea and/or diarrhea. If the infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include confusion, loss of balance, convulsions and death.

An estimated 1,600 people in the U.S. get listeriosis each year, and about 260 people die from the illness.

Source: FOX News

Sargento Cheese Recalled: Longhorn Colby, Nacho & Taco

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