A possible bacterial contamination has become reason for a Miami company to recall 6,000 pounds of cheese from California.
As stated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the affeced cheese brand is Queso Duro Blando. This cheese is distributed by La Nica Products Inc., the cheese has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
So, what is Listeria Monocytogenes?
It is an organism in which can cause serious and at times fatal infections especially in young children, frail or elderly people, and anyone else who has a weakened immune system. It sparks a danger to pregnant women,as it can cause miscarriages and still births. For all other healthy adults, it can arise flu like symptoms.
The expiration date of the cheese that has been effected is August 31, 2017. Also, the UPC code is 8 52304 74023 2 and 254 is the lot number. No illnesses has yet been reported and the Florida Department of Agriculture is conducting tests regarding the recall.