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Cheese recall widens amid listeria concerns amid outbreak

Old Europe Cheese Inc. is expanding its recall of Brie cheese announced on September 30 due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

FDA is investigating an outbreak of infection caused by Listeria monocytogenes linked to old European cheese. As of September 30, there were six confirmed patients, five of whom had to be hospitalized.

The following Baked Brie products were added to the September 30 recall of Old European Cheese. These products have a best-before date of December 14 and are affected by the recall. The products were distributed from August 1 to September 28 and are available in supermarkets, wholesale and retail stores across the United States and Mexico.

Recalled Products:

The following recalled products are marked with a best before date and range from September 28 to December 14th.

brand Product Name Package and Size UPC Code



8 oz plain grilled brie



Reny Picot

*11 oz fig baked brie

Preliminary recalls can be found here.

Consumers who have purchased the stated product please do not eat and discard the product ct. In these cases, FDA recommends that anyone who purchased or received any recalled products exercise extra vigilance when cleaning and disinfecting any surfaces and containers that may have come into contact with these products to reduce the risk of cross-contamination. Listeria can survive refrigerated temperatures and spread easily to other foods and surfaces.

About Listeria Infection
Foods contaminated with L. monocytogenes will not look or smell spoiled, but can still cause serious and sometimes life-threatening infections. Any Anyone with symptoms of listeria infection should seek medical attention and inform their doctor of possible exposure to listeria.

In addition, anyone who has consumed any of the recalled products should monitor their symptoms in the future as it can take up to 70 days after exposure to Listeria to develop listeriosis symptom.

Symptoms of Listeria infection may include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache, and neck stiffness. Specific laboratory tests are needed to diagnose Listeria infection, which can mimic other diseases.

Populations such as pregnant women, the elderly, young children and cancer patients with weakened immune systems are especially vulnerable to serious illness, life-threatening infections and other complications. While infected pregnant women may experience only mild flu-like symptoms, their infection can lead to premature birth, infection of the newborn, and even stillbirth.

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