4C Foods Corp. recalls cheese products due to possible salmonella contamination

Credit: FDA
Credit: FDA

(NEWS10) – 4C Foods Corp. has recently issued a voluntarily recall for 4C Grated Cheese, Homestyle Grated Cheese, and Cento Grated Cheese Brands due to possible contamination with salmonella.

Other 4C Foods products, including other cheese products, are not impacted by this recall.

The recall is a nationwide distribution and includes the following products, which were packed in 6 oz. glass jars, with ‘Best By’ dates between Nov. 12, 2016 and Nov. 12, 2018, and packaged in cases of either 6 or 12 jars per case:

4C All Natural Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-33126) 
4C All Natural Parmesan/Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-37126) 
4C All Natural 100% Imported Italian Pecorino Romano Cheese (UPC 41387-77126) 
4C HomeStyle All Natural Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-32790) 
4C HomeStyle All Natural Parmesan/Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-11627) 
4C HomeStyle All Natural 100% Imported Italian Pecorino Romano Cheese (UPC 41387-12302)  
Cento Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 70796-90502) 
Cento Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 70796-90501)

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

No illnesses from these products have been reported.

Consumers are asked to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

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