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Picnic Gourmet Spreads recalls yogurt cheese spreads over Listeria fears

Staff writer |
Picnic Gourmet Spreads is issuing a recall on their yogurt cheese spreads that could potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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The recall was a result of routine retail sampling by the DHMH Office of Food Protection, and subsequent analysis by the DHMH Laboratories Administration which revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product.

The potentially contaminated products include Red Pepper Feta Cheese Spread, Moroccan Cilantro Cheese Spread, Tandoori Garlic Cheese spread, Herbed Goat Cheese, Parmesan Cheese Spread, and Chipotle Sage Cheese Spread.

These products were distributed to retail stores in Maryland, Kentucky, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C. , Minnesota and Illinois and have a "Best By" date of October 6th.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with any of these products.

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