Del Bueno Recalls Cheese Because Of Possible Health Risk
November 18, 2010 - Del Bueno of Grandview, WA is recalling all size packages of Queso Fresco Fresh Cheese, Queso Panela Fresh Cheese, Requeson Mexican Style Ricotta Cheese, and Queso Enchilado Dry Cheese because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria bacteria.
Del Bueno Cheese Recall Update 4/10/12: 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. Click here to learn more.
Del Bueno distributed the cheese to retail markets in Washington and Oregon and to the flea market in Pasco, WA. The following products are being recalled:
- Queso Fresco Fresh Cheese, UPC 75318225028 for 16 oz. package, UPC 753182814063 for 3 lbs. package, date code up to and including Feb 10 2011.
- Queso Panela Fresh Cheese, UPC 753182814056, date code up to and including Feb 10 2011.
- Requeson Mexican Style Ricotta Cheese, UPC 753182814070, date code up to and including Jan 10 2011
- Queso Enchilado Dry Cheese, no UPC date code up to and including Mar 15 2011.
The date code is stamped on the back of the packages. This date code is to signify the expiration date. The cheese is packaged either in 1 lb. or 3 lbs. plastic vacuum bags.
Important Listeriosis Poisoning Information
A person with listeriosis usually has fever, muscle aches, and gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea or diarrhea. If infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms such as headache, stiff neck, and loss of balance, confusion, or convulsions can occur. Infection during pregnancy can lead to miscarriage, infection of the newborn, and even stillbirth.
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