Wisconsin Cheesman Recalls Products for ListeriaJan 22, 2010 | Parker Waichman LLP
More Cheese snack products have been recalled over fears over Listeria monocytogenes contamination. These items were made by Parkers Farm Inc., and purchased and distributed by The Wisconsin Cheeseman, Inc. of Sun Prairie, WI.
Listeria monocytogenes bacteria is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria often experience fever, severe headaches, stiffness, diarrhea, nausea and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria can result in miscarriage or stillbirth among pregnant women.
The Wisconsin Cheeseman products included in this recall are:
• Sausage ‘N Cheese Logs – Gift #11
• Cheese Logs & Cutting Board – Gift #87
• Smorgasbord – Gift #325
• Cheese Log Trio – Gift #365
• Cheese Logs – Gift #411
• Cheese Ball Trio – Gift #441
• Cheese Logs – Gift #509
• Snacker Pack – Gift #751
• Cheese Balls & Sausages – Gift #876
Consumers who have these products in their possession should not consume them. Product should be returned to The Wisconsin Cheeseman for a refund or replacement. Consumers who believe they may have become ill after consuming these products should contact their health care provider. The Wisconsin Cheeseman® has not received any complaints or reports of illness associated with these products.