Listeria prompts cheese recall after death, illness
One person in Minnesota died, while another was hospitalized.
FDA announced a voluntary recall on several Crave Brothers brand cheeses as it continues to investigate a multi-state outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes. The products were distributed to 30 states. Public health officials report one death and one hospitalization in Minnesota and one person sickened in Illinois after consuming the cheese.
Recalled products include:
- Les Frères (LF225 2/2.5#) with a make date of 7-1-13 or prior, packaged in white plastic with a green and gold label.
- Petit Frère (PF88 8/8 oz) with a make date of 7-1-13 or prior, packaged in small round wooden boxes.
- Petit Frère with Truffles (PF88T 8/8 oz) with a make date of 7-1-13 or prior, packaged in small round wooden boxes.