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Sara Lee Deli Voluntarily Recalls Cheese in Six States

Consumers who have purchased this product are instructed to take it back to the store for a credit.

 

February 14, 2017

Consumers who have purchased Sara Lee colby cheese or Monterey jack cheese with Jalapeno peppers, are instructed to take it back to the store for a credit.

Sara Lee Deli is voluntarily recalling approximately 734 cases of Sara Lee® Sliced Monterey Jack Cheese with Jalapeno Peppers and Sara Lee Sliced Colby Jack Cheese. The products were distributed to food retailers in Alabama, California, Louisiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Texas.

The products are being recalled out of an abundance of caution because they were made by an outside supplier on the same day and with the same equipment as Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC-supplied cheese, which is being recalled due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.

The possible contaminated products were made by an outside supplier on the same day with the same equipment as Deutsch Kase Haus LLC-supplied cheese, which is being recalled for potential contamination of listeria monocytogenes, officials said.

Sara Lee Deli officials said they have no reports of illness linked to listeria.

Officials said customers who have purchased the Sara Lee Sliced Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers with item number “40205 and product lot “#A319349610,” use by June 12 and its colby jack cheese, item number “40208” and product lot “#A319348610,” use by June 11, should take it back to the store for credit.

Sara Lee Deli has received no reports of illnesses associated with the affected product, which was ordered and shipped to retail customers as Sara Lee® Sliced Monterey Jack Cheese with Jalapeno Peppers, Item number 40205, Product Lot #A319349610, USE BY JUN-12-17 and Sara Lee® Sliced Colby Jack Cheese, Item Number 40208, Product Lot #A319348610, USE BY JUN-11-17. No other Sara Lee branded products are affected by this voluntary recall.

Consumers who have purchased this product are instructed to take it back to the store for a credit.

Consumers with questions may call Sara Lee Consumer Relations department at 888-747-7611. News media and health department officials who have questions should contact Caroline Ahn at 312-614-6047.

 

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