(WLNS) – A Michigan cheese producer is recalled more than seven tons of its products.
Kuster’s Inc. is voluntarily recalling over 14,238 pounds of its shredded, sliced and cubed cheese.
The company was notified by its supplier, Farm Country Cheese in Lakeview, Michigan, that the cheese had potential to be contaminated with listeria.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the elderly or people with weakened immune systems.
The shredded cheese was distributed in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
The shredded cheese was sold in 5 pound plastic bags under the Kuster’s Dairy Foods, Fata’s Best and Nor-Tech Dairy labels.
Shredded cheese was packaged under the following labels:
• Kuster’s Dairy Foods Three Blend (pack date 10/05/16)
• Fata’s Best Four Blend Feather Shred (lot date 27916)
• Fata’s Best Mozzarella Muenster Provolone Feather Shred (lot date 27916)
• Fata’s Best Monterey Jack Feather Shred (lot date 27916)
• Fata’s Best PepperJack Feather Shred (Lot date 27816)
• Nor-Tech Dairy Mozz/Muenster/Prov Feather Shred (best used by: 12-05-2016)
• Nor-Tech Dairy Sharp White Cheddar Feather Shred (packed on 10.04.2016)
The cubed cheese was packaged under the following label:
• Nor-Tech Dairy PepperJack 3/4″ Cubed (packed on 10/04/2016).
The sliced cheese was packaged under the following label:
• Kuster’s Dairy Foods Sliced Colby Jack
There have been no illnesses reported that are attributed to the recalled cheese. If you have purchased any of these products you are urged not to consume the product and to return it to Kuster’s, Inc. for a full refund.
Customers with questions may contact the company at 517-368-5174 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT.