Throw Out These Recalled Cheeses From More Than 20 Popular Brands, FDA Says

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Bad quality for fans of brushed cheeses: Brie and camembert products from much than 20 brands sold crossed the United States and Mexico are portion of a monolithic callback implicit concerns that the cheeses are perchance contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to an announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Here’s what to know.

Which cheeses are being recalled?

Old Europe Cheese, Inc. of Benton Harbor, Mich.—the shaper of each of the cheeses successful question—issued a voluntary callback of each of their brie and camembert food products aft 1 food illustration from the company’s processing installation tested affirmative for Listeria monocytogenes.

The callback includes each flavors, sizes, and quantities of brie and camembert cheeses manufactured by Old Europe Cheese, Inc. with best-by dates ranging from Sept. 28, 2022 to Dec. 14, 2022. The tricky part, though, is that the cheeses were sold arsenic much than 20 antithetic brands, truthful you’ll request to cheque any brie oregon camembert successful your fridge with best-by dates successful that scope against this implicit database of idiosyncratic products.

Some of the brands included successful the recall are:

  • Reny Picot
  • Block & Barrel
  • Charmant
  • Culinary Tour
  • Glenview Farms
  • Good & Gather
  • Joan of Arc
  • La Bonne Vie
  • Lidl Preferred Selection
  • Life successful Provence
  • Market 32
  • Matrie’d
  • Primo Taglio
  • Red Apple Cheese
  • St. Randeaux
  • Taste of Inspiration
  • St. Rocco

The recalled cheeses were sold astatine retailers crossed the country, including:

  • Albertsons
  • Safeway
  • Meijer
  • Stop & Shop
  • Sprouts
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Whole Foods
  • Giant Foods
  • Fresh Thyme
  • Lidl
  • Heinen’s
  • Shaw’s
  • Price Chopper
  • Market Basket
  • Raley’s
  • Save Mart

If you’ve purchased brie oregon camembert cheeses without a statement mentioning a marque (e.g. if it was wrapped successful integrative successful your section supermarket and has a statement with the terms and weight), the FDA suggests asking your retailer astir the marque oregon manufacturer, oregon simply not eating the cheese.

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What to bash if you’ve purchased immoderate of the recalled cheeses

If you’ve purchased immoderate of the brie and/or camembert products included successful the recall, the FDA urges consumers not to devour them and, instead, to propulsion them out.

The bureau besides recommends cleaning and sanitizing immoderate surfaces and containers that whitethorn person travel successful interaction with the recalled cheeses to trim the hazard of cross-contamination. (Not lone tin Listeria past successful refrigerated temperatures, it tin besides easy dispersed to different foods and surfaces.)

Anyone with questions oregon concerns astir the callback tin interaction Old Europe Cheese by telephone astatine 269-925-5003 ext 335, Monday done Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET.