And, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture says the manufacturer of Amish Classic Colby deli horn cheese has recalled several lot numbers and instructed wholesalers and retailers to stop selling their stock.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall Friday. Listeriosis can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths, as well as serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with weakened immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy.
"Tests conducted in the state lab confirmed the food was contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. They are also recalling lot numbers 110316V02, 110316V03 and 110316V04", according to the notice on the Tennessee agriculture department website.
Affected products include Meijer Mini Horn Colby Jack, UPC number 2-15927-00000-6 and Meijer Colby Mini Horn, UPC number 2-15938-00000-2. Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can lead to Listeriosis.
The recalled product will be in plastic deli packaging with printed labels that have the UPCs beginning with 215927 or 215938, followed by six digits that will vary based on package weight.
Sargento Sliced Colby-Jack Cheese, 12 oz., UPC 4610000109 with sell-by date of 11JUN17B.
To view photos of all of the recalled Sargento cheese products, click on the image.
Sargento also recalled some products that were packaged on the same line as the affected cheese.