Passaic, NJ-based Puebla Foods Inc. said it is recalling its Mi Pueblito Queso Fresco soft Mexican cheese because of possible listeria contamination.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said the recalled cheese, sold in a clear plastic 14-ounce packages with a "Sell by Date" of "09/08/09" may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections.

The recalled cheese was distributed in the New Jersey, New York, Delaware, and Virginia.

Consumers can return the recalled cheese for a refund or contact the company at 973-473-4494.