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Dutch Valley Food Distributors, Schlabach Branch Announces a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Assorted Cheese Items for Potential Listeria Monocytogenes

For Immediate Release

February 17, 2017

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Consumers

1-800-733 4191
 

Announcement

Dutch Valley Food Distributors, Schlabach branch is issuing a recall on various Cheeses and cheese containing items due to the potential for it to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. 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, a Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

On 2/15/2017 the firm was notified by their supplier, Deutsch Kase Haus, that various cheese product they received may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. There have been no illnesses or issues reported regarding consumption of this product to date.

Dutch Valley Food Distributors, Schlabach Branch has issued a voluntary recall for the following products:

Item DescriptionSizeCode
Guggisberg Colby Cheese mini horn6lbsUse By June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Colby Jack (Marble) Cheese mini horn6lbsUse By June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Thunderjack Cheese mini horn6lbsUse By June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Pepperjack Mini Horn6lbsUse By June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Farmers Cheese Mini Horn6lbsUse By June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Colby Cheese Longhorns15lbsUse By June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Colby Jack (Marble) Cheese Longhorns15lbsUse By June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Colby Cheese12/1lbJulian Codes 16245 through 17025
Guggisberg Colby Jack (Marble) Cheese12/1lbJulian Codes 16245 through 17025
Guggisberg Thunderjack Cheese12/1lbJulian Codes 16245 through 17025
Guggisberg Pepperjack Cheese12/1lbJulian Codes 16245 through 17025
Guggisberg Farmers Cheese12/1lbJulian Codes 16245 through 17025
Guggisberg Colby Cheese12/2lbsJulian Codes 16245 through 17025
Guggisberg Colby Cheese12/1lbJulian Codes 16245 through 17025
Guggisberg Colby Jack (Marble) Cheese12/2lbsJulian Codes 16245 through 17025
Cheese Lover’s Box All purchased 9/1/16 – 2/15/17
Holiday Delight Box All purchased 9/1/16 – 2/15/17
Ultimate Amish Sampler Box All purchased 9/1/16 – 2/15/17
Custom Gift Box All purchased 9/1/16 – 2/15/17
Holiday Crowd Pleaser Basket All purchased 9/1/16 - 2/15/17
Country Christmas Basket All purchased 9/1/16 - 2/15/17
Taste of Goodness Basket All purchased 9/1/16 - 2/15/17

 
All Items packaged and sold within the parameters mentioned are subject to this recall, including items sold on our website, www.dutchvalleyfoods.com. These items were distributed to the following states: AR, FL, GA, IA, IN, KS, KY, MD, MN, MO, NC, NE, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI & WV.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

Retailers are advised to remove this product from store shelves based on the listed codes. Consumers who have purchased these products are asked to destroy them or to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions regarding the product listed may call Dutch Valley Foods at 1-800-733 4191 and speak with customer service, Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm EST.

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Product Photos

Label, Cheese Lover’s Box

Label, Holiday Delight Box

Label, Ultimate Amish Sampler Box

Label, Taste of Goodness Basket

Label, Holiday Crowd Pleaser Basket

Label, Country Christmas Basket

Label, Guggisberg Colby Cheese

Additional labels, Guggisberg Colby Cheese

Label, Guggisberg Colby Cheese (long horns)

Label, Guggisberg Colby Cheese (mini horns)

Label, Guggisberg Marble Cheese (Colby Jack)

Label, Guggisberg Marble Cheese (Colby Jack mini horns)

Label, Guggisberg Marble Cheese (Colby Jack long horns)

Label, Guggisberg Farmers Cheese

Label, Guggisberg Farmers Cheese (mini horn)

Label, Guggisberg Pepperjack Cheese

Label, Guggisberg Pepperjack Cheese (mini horn)

Label, Guggisberg Thunderjack Cheese

Label, Guggisberg Thunderjack Cheese (mini horn)

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