Whole Foods recalls cheese in 7 states over listeria concerns
- Whole Foods has recalled Dorset cheese over concerns of a possible listeria contamination.
- The recalled cheese was supplied by Consider Bardwell Farm and was sold at Whole Foods stores in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island.
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Whole Foods has recalled a type of cheese called Dorset over concerns of a possible listeria contamination.The supplier of the cheese, Consider Bardwell Farm, said in a recall notice on Monday that "contamination was discovered by routine testing of finished products and the manufacturing environment."Advertisement
The cheese was sold at Whole Foods stores in seven states, including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island.
The affected product is wrapped in plastic with a Whole Foods Market scale label and a sell-by date of October 30.Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Symptoms of infection include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
Whole Foods said Monday that customers who purchased the cheese can return it to their local Whole Foods store with a receipt for a refund.Consider Bardwell Farms also recalled two other cheeses called Slyboro and Experience, which were sold at the following locations:
- Union Square Greenmarket (Monday, Wednesday or Friday) - E 17th St &, Union Square W, New York, 10003
- 97th St Greenmarket - 97th St between Columbus &, Amsterdam Ave, Amsterdam, NY 10025
- McCarren Park Greenmarket - Union Ave &, N 12th St, New York, 11206
- Abingdon Square Greenmarket - Hudson St &, W 12th St, New York, 10014
- Sunnyside Greenmarket - 42nd St & Skillman Avenue, Sunnyside, NY 11104
- Jackson Heights Greenmarket - 34th Ave & 79th Street &, 80th St, Queens, NY 11372
- Forest Hills Greenmarket - Queens Blvd, 70th Ave, New York, 11375
- Carroll Gardens Greenmarket - Carroll St &, Smith St, New York, 11231
- Cortelyou Road Greenmarket - Argyle & Rugby, Cortelyou Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11226
- Dorset Farmers Market - 2732 VT-30, Dorset, VT 05251
- Shelter Island Farmers Market - 16 S Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964
- Consider Bardwell Farm Store - 1333 Vermont Route 153, West Pawlet, VT 0577
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