Sargento cheese products recalled due to possible listeria contamination


Wisconsin-based cheese maker Sargento Foods Inc. is recalling a specialty cheese because of possible bacterial contamination.

Sargento announced that Longhorn Colby cheese may be contaminated with Listeria monocyctogenes.

The products were distributed nationwide, but no illnesses have been reported.

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These Sargento products have been recalled

  • 6.84-ounce packages of Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby with sell-by dates of April 12 and May 10, 2017
  • 8-ounce packages of Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese with sell-by dates of June 14 and July 12, 2017.

Sargento also recalled some products that were packaged on the same line as the affected cheese.

No other Sargento products are affected.

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