Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Whole Foods Market recalls Trois Comtois Morbier cheese because of possible health risk

Whole Foods Market announces that it is recalling Trois Comtois Morbier cheese in the Mid Atlantic, Southwest, Northern California, Southern Pacific and Midwest regions. This cheese is being recalled because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled Trois Comtois Morbier comes in wheels approximately 11 lbs. each, which are then cut and wrapped in varying weights and are labeled with a Whole Foods Market scale label.  Below is a list of how the cheese was labeled, including PLU code, according to the state in which it was sold. This recall includes all “best by” dates sold in Whole Foods Market stores in the states listed below.
StateLabeled asPLU
Louisiana, Oklahoma, TexasMorbier Raw Milk293358
Ohio, Virginia, Washington D.C.Morbier AOC Le Trois293608
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, WisconsinMorbier Raw Milk French Cheese293358
Southern California, Hawaii, ArizonaMorbier Raw Milk293358
Northern California and Nevada (Reno store only)Morbier Les Trois Comtois293608

For further information regarding this recall visit the FDA website.

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