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Meadow Creek Dairy recalls raw milk cheese sold in Fredericksburg

Due to an abundance of caution and concern that the quality and safety of a batch of Mini raw milk cheese, which requires refrigeration, did not meet the high standards established by Meadow Creek Dairy of Galax, Virginia, approximately four pounds of their Mini raw milk cheese sold in Fredericksburg, Virginia between July 7 – August 19, 2011 are being recalled.

The Mini cheese was sold in approximately 1-pound squares wrapped in white cheese paper bearing the company logo on top and an identifying code on the bottom. The Minis included in the recall have “12211″ as the final five digits of this code.  A sample of a similar cheese made at the same time as the Mini raw milk cheese sampled by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration was positive for Listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria that can cause short-term illness in healthy adults, but can be life-threatening to the young, very old and unborn fetuses.

Consumers who may have purchased this cheese should immediately contact Meadow Creek Dairy at 276-236-2776 or email info@meadowcreekdairy.com for instructions on how to return the cheese in order to obtain a full refund.

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