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Major Cheese Recall Issued, Due To Possible Listeria Contamination

The latest in possibly-contaminated shredded cheese news (yes, it's a whole news category now) comes from leading brand Sargento Foods. CBS News reports that the Wisconsin cheesemaker has recalled packaged products made with a certain Longhorn Colby cheese that may have been contaminated by Listeria monocyctogenes. Specifically, the items that may be contaminated are the brand's eight-ounce Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese (those packages with sell-by dates June 14 or July 12) and its Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby (with sell-by dates of April 12 or May 10).

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