- Whole Foods Market Inc. recalled Crave Brothers Les Freres cheeses at its stores after Listeria monocytogenes were implicated in a series of illnesses and potentially one death.
- Illnesses have been identified in at least three states, with the death occurring in Minnesota, and the cheese was being sold in 30 states, as well as Washington, D.C.
- The Waterloo, Wis.-based cheese company announced its own voluntary recall covering Les Freres, Petit Frere, and Petit Frere with Truffles cheese that was produced on July 1 or before.
From the article:
... Minnesota officials said Thursday that one elderly person in the state died and another was hospitalized after illnesses linked to the cheese. Both of those illnesses happened in June. ...