Artisan Cheese Recalled Due To E. coli Contamination

On January 14th, Homestead Creamery out of Jamesport, Missouri announced a recall of a single batch of their Flory’s Favorite cheese due to a contamination of a Shiga-Toxin producing E.coli.

According to the FDA, the total recall only affects approximately 250 pounds of cheese sold at four retailers throughout Missouri and Iowa including: HyVee in Liberty (MO), HyVee in Trenton (MO), Benedict Builders’ Farm in Knob Noster (MO), and Milton Creamery in Milton (IA).  The recalled product, Flory’s Favorite, bears a label stating “Packed On 210”.  The Homestead Creamery has been temporally shut down pending inspection by the State Milk Board and Missouri departments of Agriculture and Health and Senior Services.

E. coliis a bacterium that can cause food poisoning. Symptomsof an E.coli infection include severe abdominal cramps and watery diarrhea. The diarrhea may become bloody and can lead to dehydration. Sometimes there are no symptoms at all. There is usually little or no fever. Symptoms usually resolve in 5-10 days.

If you are experiencing E. coli food poisoning symptoms or have a health related question, contact your healthcare professional. He or she can order a stool culture which can confirm E. coli infection. Let your doctor know that you consumed the recalled product.

The Law Firm of Eric H. Weinberg represents individuals sickened with E. coli bacterium.  If you have a question concerning your legal rights, please call us toll free at 1-877-934-6274, or submit a Free Legal Case Evaluation which can be found on this page.

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