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FDA Shuts Down Del Bueno for Repeated Listeria Violations

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has slapped Washington-based cheese producer Del Bueno with a permanent injunction, meaning that the company can no longer make any cheese products until it can prove its food is safe. The FDA’s action followed a series of recalls and warning letters to Del Bueno concerning its cheese products. Federal health inspectors have reportedly found numerous deficiencies at the company’s processing plants which led to the listeria contamination.

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What’s the problem?

April 10, 2012 – Last week, the FDA entered into a consent decree with Del Bueno after the company had been cited for repeated violations over its cheese products. In a number of instances, the cheese had to be recalled after testing positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

Del Bueno’s owner, Jesus Rodriguez, agreed to the terms set forth by U.S. District Judge Lonny R. Suko in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington on April 3. The company will be effectively shut down until it can prove to the FDA that it has put processes in place to keep listeria bacteria out of its cheese.

The FDA has sent a number of letters to Del Bueno about the unsanitary conditions of its processing facility. Over the past several years, federal health inspectors and the Washington State Department of Agriculture have uncovered numerous problems with the company’s manufacturing processes. Del Bueno cheese has been linked to at least once case of listeria food poisoning since 2010, according to the FDA.

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