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Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese Recalled Due to Listeria

A Kentucky-based cheese maker is recalling its bleu, brie and tomme varieties because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese of Austin, KY issued a voluntary recall of the three cheeses this week.

The affected cheeses were distributed to farmers markets, restaurants, distributors and retail stores in Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia between August 22, 2012 and September 25, 2012.

Specifically, products subject to the recall include:

- Kentucky Rose brand bleu cheese sold in an 8 oz, 3.5 lb or 7.0 lb wedge or in a 15 lb wheel, vacuum packed, and marked with lot #120531

- Kentucky Bleu brand bleu cheese sold in either an 8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, waxed, hand wrapped and marked with lot #120531

- Kentucky Bleu brand bleu cheese sold in an 8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, waxed, hand wrapped and marked with lot #120612

- Awe-Brie brand brie cheese sold in an 8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, hand wrapped and marked with lot #120614

- Awe-Brie brand brie cheese sold in an 8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, hand wrapped and marked with lot #120629

- Awe-Brie brand brie cheese sold in an 8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, hand wrapped and marked with lot #120716

- Tomme de Nena brand tomme cheese sold in an 8 oz, 3.5 lb or 7.0 lb wedge or a 14 lb wheel, vacuum packed and marked with lot #120614

- Tomme de Nena brand tomme cheese sold in an 8 oz, 3.5 lb or 7.0 lb wedge or a 14 lb wheel, vacuum packed and marked with lot #120716

Consumers who purchased the above cheeses are urged to return them to their point of purchase for a full refund.

No illnesses have been linked to the consumption of this product to date.