Forever Cheese Inc. is notifying consumers of their expanded recall of all Marte brand Ricotta Salata Frescolina cheese, originally announced on September 14, 2012 due to possible Listeria Monocytogenes contamination.
The cheese was sold to distributors for retailers and restaurants in CA, CO, NM, NV, TX, UT and 23 other states between September 1, 2011 and August
31, 2012. Products were sold to supermarkets, restaurants and wholesale
The cheese in question is Marte brand Frescolina Ricotta Salata, which is a
product of Italy. The expanded recall, announced on September 14, 2012, includes
ALL lots and ALL production codes. For a complete list of lot codes and production codes visit the FDA website.
Consumers may wish to follow up at the place they purchased the ricotta salata
to ensure when it was cut or repacked that it was not relabeled. If the product
was relabeled, consumers may not be able to determine if the cheese is Marte
brand Ricotta Salata Frescolina.