Nearly 60 Dairy Products Recalled Due To Potential Listeria Contamination

The products were sold at Whole Foods, Walmart, Kroger, retail deli counters, and more.

<p>Simply Recipes / Photo Illustration by Sarah Crowder / Rizo-López Foods, Inc.</p>

Simply Recipes / Photo Illustration by Sarah Crowder / Rizo-López Foods, Inc.

On January 11th, 344 cases of Rizo-López Foods, Inc. cotija cheese were recalled for potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. And yesterday on February 5th, the company announced an expanded recall of nearly 60 dairy products. You can find the list of recalled products, including the brand name, description, size, UPC (product code), and sell-by dates HERE.

Listeria is a bacteria that can cause serious harm or may be fatal to young children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems. It can also cause miscarriage and stillbirths. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that Rizo Lopez Foods products may be a potential source of illness in an ongoing nationwide Listeria outbreak.

The recalled products include various cheeses, yogurts, and sour creams sold under the following brand names:

  • Tio Francisco

  • Don Francisco

  • Rizo Bros

  • Rio Grande

  • Food City

  • El Huache

  • La Ordena

  • San Carlos

  • Campesino

  • Santa Maria

  • Dos Ranchitos

  • Casa Cardenas

  • 365 Whole Foods Market

The products are sold nationwide at stores and deli counters, including Walmart, Kroger, and Whole Foods.

What To Do If You Have the Recalled Products at Home

Check your refrigerators and freezers for any of the recalled products and do not eat any of them. You should discard them. If you have questions, you can contact Rizo-López Foods at 1-833-296-2233, 24 hours a day.

Read the original article on Simply Recipes.