Sargento Issues Recall for Cheese Products Over Listeria Concerns

It's time to check your refrigerator if you have Sargento cheese products because the company has issued a recall over several different types of cheese products over a listeria concern. Reported by KDVR, the brand based in Wisconsin issued the recall after a supplier in Indiana alerted Sargento Foods, Inc. that the Longhorn Colby cheese might be contaminated with Listeria monocyctogenes.

While there are no illnesses or hospitalizations reported, Sargento issued the recall "out of abundance of caution, via KDVRSargento is recalling "6.84-ounce packages of Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby with sell-by dates of April 12 and May 10." Additionally, they're recalling "8-ounce packages of Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese with sell-by dates of June 14 and July 12, 2017."

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While those are specifically the items that could be contaminated with listeria, the following products were produced on the same production line as the items listed below.

1. Sargento Sliced Colby-Jack Cheese, 12 oz., UPC 4610000109 with "Sell By" date of "11JUN17B"

2. Sargento Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese, 12 oz., UPC 4610000108 with "Sell By" dates of "12JUN17B", "09JUL17B" and "10JUL17B"

3. Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Taco Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040002 with "Sell By" dates of "H14JUN17", "F28JUN17" and "D28JUN17"

4. Sargento Off The Block Shredded Fine Cut Colby-Jack Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040014 with "Sell By" date of "F05JUL17"

5. Sargento Off The Block Shredded Fine Cut Cheddar Jack Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040076 with "Sell By" date of "F05JUL17"

If you're concerned your product is recalled, head on over to the Sargento Foods, Inc. information page here.

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