The product is being recalled because of potential contamination with Salmonella enteritidis, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Long-term complications can include severe arthritis. No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall includes 200 pounds of Heavenly Blue cheese. The product is packed in clear plastic and ranges in sizes from 1/2 pound to whole wheels. The recall is specific to product marked with the lot code 130912XHB, which can be found on the front of the package.
Alabama, Georgia, and Florida, and online at flatcreekdairy.com.
What To Do:
Return the product to the place of purchase. For more information, call Flat Creek Dairy & Farm at (478) 237-0123.
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