Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese Recalls: Kentucky Rose – Kentucky Bleu – Awe-Brie and Tomme de Nena Cheeses due to Possible Health Risk

Silver Spring, Maryland–(ENEWSPF)–October 5, 2012.  Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese is voluntarily recalling Kentucky Rose, Kentucky Bleu, Awe-Brie and Tomme de Nena.  This recall is being made with the knowledge of the FDA.   Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese recalled this product due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

To date, there have been no instances of illness reported.

The Kentucky Rose, Kentucky Bleu, Awe-Brie and Tomme de Nena was sold to farmers markets, restaurants, distributors and retail stores in FL, IN, IL, KY, OH, TN and VA between August 22, 2012 and September 25, 2012.

Product(s) affected by the recall are:

Kentucky Rose, bleu cheese 8 oz wedge, 3.5 lb or 7.0 lb wedge or 15 lb wheel, vacuum packed Lot #120531
Kentucky Bleu, bleu cheese 8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, waxed, hand wrapped Lot #120531
Kentucky Bleu, bleu cheese 8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, waxed, hand wrapped Lot #120612
Awe-Brie, brie cheese 8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, hand wrapped Lot #120614
Awe-Brie, brie cheese 8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, hand wrapped Lot #120629
Awe-Brie, brie cheese 8 oz wheel or 1.5 lb wheel, hand wrapped Lot #120716
Tomme de Nena, tomme cheese 8 oz wedge, 3.5 lb or 7.0 lb wedge or 14 lb wheel, vacuum packed Lot #120614
Tomme de Nena, tomme cheese 8 oz wedge, 3.5 lb or 7.0 lb wedge or 14 lb wheel, vacuum packed Lot #120716

Consumers who may have purchased this product should cease consumption and urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Retailers, distributors and restaurants are urged to cease sales, distribution and use of the named cheeses.  Please return it to the place of purchase in exchange for a full refund.

Questions can be directed to Kenny Mattingly, Owner, 270-434-4124
[email protected], Monday –Friday 9:00 am 4:00pm CST

Photo: Product Labels

Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA’s Flickr Photostream.

Source: fda.gov