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Guggisberg cheese recall announced due to potential Listeria monocytogenes; seven states affected

Recall cheese Sargento Longhorn colby image by Sargento 210x210 Guggisberg cheese recall announced due to potential Listeria monocytogenes; seven states affected Inc. has announced a recall of several types of Colby type cheeses and sizes upon learning they may be contaminated by . Those with weaker immune systems, such as children and frail or elderly adults, are at particular risk of serious infections from exposure to the dangerous bacteria.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration () reports that the recalled cheese products were manufactured by both Guggisberg Cheese and Deutsch Kase Haus LLC, but sold under the Guggisberg label. The following Guggisberg products are included in this :

Product Size
(May be purchased at the deli counter in custom size)
UPC Use By Dates
Guggisberg Cheddar Horns 20/1lb, 2/6lb & 2/15lb Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Colby Horns 20/1lb, 2/6lb & 2/15lb Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Farmer’s Cheese horns 20/1lb, 2/6lb & 2/15lb Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Garden Vegetable Horns 20/1lb, 2/6lb & 2/15lb Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Marble Horns 20/1lb, 2/6lb & 2/15lb Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Marble Longhorn 2/15lb Sliced at deli counter no UPC June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Pepper Jack Horns 20/1lb, 2/6lb & 2/15lb Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Thunder Jack Horns 20/1lb, 2/6lb & 2/15lb Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg exact Marble Mini Rounds 12/12 oz. UPC BAR CODE# 710917 361018 June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg exact Colby Mini Rounds 12/12 oz. UPC BAR CODE# 710917 361025 June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg exact Pepper Jack Mini Rounds 12/12 oz UPC BAR CODE# 710917 361032 June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017
Guggisberg Cheese with Yogurt cultures deli horns 20/1lb, 2/6lb & 2/15lb Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code June 01,2017 – Oct. 27,2017

Before the cheese recall was announced, neither the FDA nor Guggisberg were made aware of any illnesses or deaths linked to the recalled cheese. A similar Colby cheese recall was announced by Sargento this month due to its connection with the same aforementioned supplier Deutsch Kase Haus LLC.

From Sept. 1, 2016, through Jan. 27, 2017, the recalled cheese products were packaged in a clear plastic wrap and sold at retail store deli counters/cases within the following states:  , , , , , Illinois and .

Any consumer in possession of the recalled Guggisberg cheese should either return it to the store of purchase for a refund or discard of the product completely. Any questions or concerns may be forwarded to Ursula Bennett of Guggisberg Customer Service at 330-893-2500 Monday-Wednesday & Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST.

Sources:
FDA
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