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Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese Recalls: Kentucky Rose - Kentucky Bleu

Published on Thursday, 04 October 2012 21:14

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Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese Recalls: Kentucky Rose - Kentucky Bleu - Awe-Brie and Tomme de Nena Cheeses due to Possible Health Risk

Contact

Consumer:
270-434-4124

Media:
Kenny Mattingly,
270-434-4124
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 2, 2012 - Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese is voluntarily recalling Kentucky Rose, Kentucky Bleu, Awe-Brie and Tomme de Nena.  This recall is being made with the knowledge of the FDA.   Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese recalled this product due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

To date, there have been no instances of illness reported.

The Kentucky Rose, Kentucky Bleu, Awe-Brie and Tomme de Nena was sold to farmers markets, restaurants, distributors and retail stores in FL, IN, IL, KY, OH, TN and VA between August 22, 2012 and September 25, 2012.

Product(s) affected by the recall are:

Kentucky Rose, bleu cheese8 oz wedge, 3.5 lb or 7.0 lb wedge or 15 lb wheel, vacuum packedLot #120531
Kentucky Bleu, bleu cheese8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, waxed, hand wrappedLot #120531
Kentucky Bleu, bleu cheese8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, waxed, hand wrappedLot #120612
Awe-Brie, brie cheese8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, hand wrappedLot #120614
Awe-Brie, brie cheese8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, hand wrappedLot #120629
Awe-Brie, brie cheese8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, hand wrappedLot #120716
Tomme de Nena, tomme cheese8 oz wedge, 3.5 lb or 7.0 lb wedge or 14 lb wheel, vacuum packedLot #120614
Tomme de Nena, tomme cheese8 oz wedge, 3.5 lb or 7.0 lb wedge or 14 lb wheel, vacuum packedLot #120716

Consumers who may have purchased this product should cease consumption and urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Retailers, distributors and restaurants are urged to cease sales, distribution and use of the named cheeses.  Please return it to the place of purchase in exchange for a full refund.

Questions can be directed to Kenny Mattingly, Owner, 270-434-4124
kenny@kennyscheese.com
, Monday –Friday 9:00 am 4:00pm CST

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