CHEESE RECALL Consumers In KY, Ohio And Five Other States Alerted About Cheese Recall
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Oct. 9, 2012 10:54 AM EDT
Updated: Oct. 9, 2012 12:28 PM EDT
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Consumers are being alerted about a cheese recall in Kentucky, Ohio and five other states due to possible listeria contamination.
Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese of Austin, Ky., has recalled several varies of cheese, including Kentucky Rose, Kentucky Blue and Awe-Brie.
Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. It can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The cheeses were sold to farmers markets, restaurants, distributors and retail stores in Kentucky and Ohio and five other states between Aug. 22-Sept. 25. The other five states were Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Tennessee and Virginia.
Whole Foods Market also issued a recall for the Kenny’s products sold in its Louisville, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn., stores.
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