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TDH Provides Info On Listeria Outbreak Linked to Food Recall

The Tennessee Department of Health is informing Tennesseans about a Listeria outbreak linked to a current, large recall of queso fresco, cotija cheese, and other dairy products.

On Feb. 5, 2024, Rizo-López Foods, Inc., voluntarily recalled several cheese, yogurt, and sour cream products including Blanco Suave, Cotija, Crema Centroamericana, Fresco, and Panela due to the presence of Listeria bacteria in the dairy products.

Listeria cases connected to this recall have been reported in 11 states, with two cases in Tennessee. Consuming food contaminated with the Listeria monocytogenes bacteria can...


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