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Sargento expands cheese recall over listeria concerns

Source: Sargento.com Source: Sargento.com
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

A recall has expanded after cheese maker Sargento added seven additional products to the list of possibly contaminated cheeses.

It was just over a week ago that the company learned of possible bacteria in some of their products.

The recall is due to a potential listeria monocytogenes contamination in Longhorn Colby cheese supplied by Deutsch Kase Haus. Sargento says the company has terminated its relationship with Deutsch Kase Haus "out of concern for the health and well-being of Sargento consumers."

Seven new products are now added to the list of seven cheeses initially recalled on February 10th.

The cheeses now being recalled are:

Sargento Sliced Colby
Sargento Sliced Muenster
Sargento Sliced Pepper Jack
Sargento Sliced Tomato & Basil Jack
Sargento Shredded Reduced Fat Colby-Jack
Sargento Shredded Chef Blends 4 Cheese Pizzeria
Sargento Artisan Blends Double Cheddar Shredded Cheese
The following products were included in the first recall on Feb. 10:

Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby
Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese
Sargento Sliced Colby-Jack Cheese
Sargento Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese
Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Taco Cheese
Sargento Off The Block Shredded Fine Cut Colby-Jack Cheese
Sargento Off The Block Shredded Fine Cut Cheddar Jack Cheese

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