• Cheese from Nicaragua recalled for Listeria concerns

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    Another Miami-based company is recalling imported cheese because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
    Global Garlic Inc. recalled “Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese” from Nicaragua but did not report how the possible bacterial contamination was discovered. Global Garlic distributed the De Mi Pais brand cheese to retailers in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Fl, and in Fairdale, KY.
    There is concern that people may have unused packages of the cheese in their homes because of the long shelf life of the cheese. The recalled cheese is packaged in 16-ounce plastic bags with the De Mi...
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  • Global Garlic Inc. Recalls Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese Because Of Possible Health Risk

    Global Garlic Inc. Recalls Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese Because Of Possible Health Risk

    1 month ago - By FDA

    Global Garlic Inc. of Miami, Florida is recalling 227 units of Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
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