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Kradjian Imp Co. Recalls Cedar Brand Tresse Cheese
and Cedar Brand Shinglish Cheese Because
of Possible Health Risk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 23, 2011 - Kradjian Imp Co, Glendale, CA is recalling 231 Cases, 22Lb / Cs of Cedar brand Tresse Cheese, 16 oz and Cedar brand Shinglish cheese, 16 oz because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Tresse Cheese and Shinglish cheese were distributed in Southern California to Mediterranean specialty markets.
Both cheeses Cedar brand Shinglish firm unrippened cheese, delivered before November 13, 2011 UPC: 78546 10000 and Cedar brand Tresse firm unrippened cheese, delivered before November 13, 2011 UPC 78546 01000 were manufactured and recalled by Fromagerie Marie Kade, in Quebec Canada. Both cheeses are vacuum packed and bear the picture of a green cedar tree, pictured at http://www.fromageriemariekade.com/Produits.htm,
Kradjian has recently been notified by our supplier that the above lot number of this product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes Consumers who have purchased Cedar brand Shingilish or Tresse cheese are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-866 825 2633 9AM to 5PM Monday through Friday, except for holidays.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.