Queso Fresco Casero CheeseNumber Recalled: N/A
Recalling Firm: Del Bueno
Date Recalled: 2011-09-16
Model Number: N/A
Safety Concern: The cheese is being recalled because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Locations: Washington State
Solution: Consumers who have purchased Del Bueno brand Queso Fresco are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
The cheese is packaged in round clear plastic 16oz. packages, and is stamped on the back with a code date of “Sep 14 2011”.
This recall is the result of a routine sampling program by Washington State Department of Agriculture which revealed that the cheese is contaminated with Listeria. The company will be notifying their customers and requesting that they stop sales of this product. Del Bueno is working with FDA to conduct their recall.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 425-503-3823 between 8:00am and 4:00pm Pacific time.