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Listeria Cheese Recall in Wisconsin Expanded – Bekkum Family Farms

A recall of cheese reported on Listeria blog earlier is being expanded according to Reuters. Last week, listeriawas detected at the Alpine Slicing and Cheese Conversion plant in Wisconsin. Today, a new company, Bekkum Family Farms LLC of Westby, Wisconsin announced it was recalling some 8-ounce packages of its Nordic Creamery Grumpy Goat Shreds.

The report states:

The cheese, with an expiration date of March 12, 2012, was sold in Wisconsin, Minnesota and California beginning November 11, according to a statement from the company. “Public safety is our main concern in a situation like this,” said Al Bekkum, the company’s spokesman.

No illnesses have been reported to date, but Brennan’s Cellars, World Cheese Company and the Miller’s Cheese Corp. have also recalled shredded cheese products in connection with the problems at the Alpine Slicing plant.