Whole Food cheese recalled after listeria found in FDA inspection

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Friday, October 9, 2015

Whole Foods Market is recalling cheese nationwide due to possible contamination.

There is a possibility it is contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause infections in young children, or those with weakened immune systems. Listeria infection also can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The Papillon Organic Roquefort cheese product can be identified by the Whole Foods Market scale label and the PLU 029536. All sell by dates are affected. The recalled cheese is wrapped in clear plastic wrap and has a scale labels.

The store opted to recall the cheese after the FDA found Listeria in a whole wheel of the cheese. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Anyone who has purchased the product from Whole Foods Market stores can get a full refund. Consumers with questions should call 512-477-5566 ext. 20060.