October 3, 2012
UPDATE: Whole Foods Market Recalls Cheese
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding the recall of ricotta salata sold in 21 states and Washington, D.C. that came from its supplier Forever Cheese Inc. of Long Island City, NY. Forever Cheese recalled this cheese product because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled Ricotta Salata Frescolina brand cheese was cut into wedges, packaged in clear plastic wrap and sold with a Whole Foods Market scale label using PLU 293427. All "sell by" dates through Oct. 2 are affected. Fourteen illnesses have been reported which may be associated with the Frescolina recall.
The full recall and product information can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm322347.htm?source=govdelivery.