News Releases

July 8, 2013

Whole Foods Market Recalls Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Crave Brothers Les Frères cheese by Whole Foods Market. The cheese is being recalled because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled Crave Brothers Les Frères cheese was cut and packaged in clear plastic wrap and sold with Whole Foods Market scale labels. Below is a list of how the cheese was labeled, including PLU code, according to the state in which it was sold.

State

Labeled as

PLU

Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas

Les Frères

299682

Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, New Mexico and Utah

Crave Brothers Les Frères

299682

Florida

Les Frères Wash Rind Product of USA

294473

Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey (stores in Marlton and Princeton only), Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia and Washington D.C.

Crave Bros Les Frères

294473

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin

Crave Brothers Les Frères Cheese by Pound

294473

Oregon and Washington

Les Frères Crave Brothers

294473

Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee

Les Frères Crave Brothers PO-RK

294473

The original recall of Les Frères cheese products can be found at http://health.mo.gov/information/news/2013/cravebrothers7513.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm359697.htm?source=govdelivery.

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