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

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Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
Company Name:
Global Garlic Inc.
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
De Mi Pais
Product Description:
Product Description
Queso Fresco

Company Announcement

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.

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Company Contact Information

Consumers:
(305)545-6305
Media:
Global Garlic Inc.
305-545-6305

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