USA – Global Garlic expands cheese recall because of Listeria

Food Safety News

A Miami company has expanded its recall of cheese that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, some of which does not expire until mid-September.

In the expansion of its recall, which was initiated May 17, Global Garlic Inc. added “Queso Fresco/Whole Milk” and “Queso Fresco x LB(Barra)/Whole Milk Cheese” on May 30, but the expansion notice was not posted on the Food and Drug Administration website until June 5.

The recalled cheeses “were distributed nationwide in Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, North Carolina, Louisiana and South Carolina,” according to the expanded recall notice. A brand name was not provided in the recall notice.

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