NewsProTeam | Mar 3, 2021 | 0
Listeria Outbreak Spurs Recall of Queso Fresco cheeses
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MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 (HealthDay Information) — All Queso Fresco cheeses made by El Abuelito Cheese, Inc. have been recalled after being linked to a listeria outbreak in 4 states, the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration says.
There have been seven sicknesses to date reported, with 4 in Maryland, one in Connecticut, one in New York and one in Virginia. All seven sufferers had been hospitalized.
The recall covers all Queso Fresco merchandise — together with El Abuelito, Rio Grande, and Rio Lindo model queso frescos — which have “sell by” dates by 03/28/21 and had been distributed in Connecticut, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. A full listing of the recalled merchandise might be discovered here.
Shoppers, eating places, and retailers shouldn’t eat, promote, or serve the recalled merchandise, the FDA mentioned.
Consumersshould be particularly vigilant about cleansing and sanitizing any surfaces and containers which will have are available contact with the recalled cheeses, the company suggested.
Listeria can survive in refrigerated temperatures and simply spreads to different meals and surfaces.
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