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Global Garlic Inc. Recalls Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese Because Of Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release

May 15, 2017





Global Garlic Inc.


Global Garlic Inc. of Miami, Florida is recalling 227 units of Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese, because it has 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.

Queso Fresco / Whole Milk Cheese was distributed through retail stores in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Miami, FL. And Fairdale, KY.

Queso Fresco / Whole Milk 16oz plastic bag. “DE MI PAIS” brand with September 19,2017 expiration date.

"No illnesses have been reported to date.

"Consumers who have purchased “DE MI PAIS” Queso Fresco / Whole Milk Cheese are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (305)545-6305 Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:30PM.

Expanded Press Release


Product Photos

  • Back label, Queso Fresco Whole Milk Cheese
  • Front label, Queso Fresco Whole Milk Cheese

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