Shredded cheese recall over listeria concerns in 15 states affects food-maker Sargento

Sargento, a food-maker renowned for its cheeses, has announced a recall of its shredded cheese products due to possible contamination with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes. The recall affects 15 states in the US. The specific products involved in this recall are yet to be identified, but customers are advised to discard any Sargento shredded cheese they have purchased recently.

Listeria is a harmful bacterium that can cause severe illness in people with impaired immune systems, pregnant women, newborns, and the elderly. Symptoms may include fever, muscle aches, and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea or diarrhea.

Consumers are advised to contact Sargento if they think they have purchased a contaminated product. Sargento is committed to investigate this issue thoroughly, and is working closely with health officials to ensure the public remains safe. The recall is a precautionary measure to prevent any potential health risks to its consumers.

Sargento is putting all their efforts to remove the potentially contaminated products from the shelves. Please remember to always follow food safety guidelines to reduce your risk of foodborne illnesses.

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