August 23, 2001
Laubscher Cheese Company Recalls Shredded Swiss Cheese and Cheddar Cheeses
Mercer, PA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Laubscher Cheese Company, Inc. is recalling Shredded Swiss Cheese and Cheddar Cheeses because the products were contaminated with mold.
This is the first public notice of this Class III recall issued by the FDA.
RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-460-1, Shredded Swiss Cheese - The Swiss cheese is shipped as 6 units per cardboard box.
F-461-1, Shredded Cheddar Cheese - The cheddar cheese is shipped as 4 units per cardboard box.
Each type of cheese is sold as a 5 lb unit in a plastic bag.
CODE: Expiration date AUG 14
Laubscher Cheese Company, Inc., Mercer, PA
On 6/7/01, the recalling firm verbally notified their broker and the accounts.
FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
NH, MA and OH
Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.