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- Whole Foods recalled French Triple Crème cheese over Listeria concerns.
- The cheese was sold in nine stores in New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Illinois, Connecticut, and New Jersey.
- Whole Foods was notified by a distributor that the cheese may be contaminated following a routine test.
Whole Foods has recalled cheese sold in six states over Listeria concerns.
The recall affects French Triple Crème cheese sold in nine stores in New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Illinois, Connecticut, and New Jersey.
Whole Foods was notified that the cheese may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes by a distributor of the product, which found the infectious organisms during a routine test, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Listeria infections can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women, and others with weakened immune systems, the FDA said.
The affected products were sold in clear plastic wrap as well as branded eight-ounce packages and had sell-by dates from February 15, 2018 to April 3, 2018.
Products that could be contaminated were sold in the following stores:
- 90 E. Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT
- 222 Main Street, Madison, NJ
- 701 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ
- 7245 Lake Street, River Forest, IL
- 760 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL
- 753 Cerillos Road, Santa Fe, NM
- 100 Pitt Street, El Paso, TX
- 501 Bowman Road, Little Rock, AR
- 11920 Domain Drive, Austin, TX