News Releases

August 1, 2013

Whole Foods Market Recalls Trois Comtois Morbier Cheese

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Trois Comtois Morbier cheese in the Mid Atlantic, Southwest, Northern California, Southern Pacific and Midwest regions. This cheese is being recalled 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.

The recalled Trois Comtois Morbier comes in wheels approximately 11 lbs. each, which are then cut and wrapped in varying weights and are labeled with a Whole Foods Market scale label.  Below is a list of how the cheese was labeled, including PLU code, according to the state in which it was sold. This recall includes all "best by" dates sold in Whole Foods Market stores in the states listed below.


Labeled as


Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas

Morbier Raw Milk


Ohio, Virginia and Washington D.C.

Morbier AOC Le Trois


Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska andWisconsin

Morbier Raw Milk French Cheese


Southern California, Hawaii and Arizona

Morbier Raw Milk


Northern California and Nevada (Reno store only)

Morbier Les Trois Comtois


 The full recall can be found at