2 sick, Michigan cheese recalled for listeria

Health types in Michigan are investigating two recent cases of human listeriosis that may have had exposure to Green Cedar Dairy products.

So, Green Cedar Dairy of Dearborn, Michigan, announced the recall of All Natural Ackawi Cheese and All Natural Chives Cheese with a sell by date up to July 1, 2012.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Laboratory identified Listeria monocytogenes in samples of All Natural Chives Cheese that were collected from Green Cedar Dairy.

Green Cedar Dairy products were distributed to bakeries and retail stores in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

The recalled items are all labeled as Green Cedar Dairy (Plant # 26941) products, All Natural Ackawi and All Natural Chives Cheese. The product is sold in approximately 12-14 oz. squares vacuum sealed in clear plastic packages with a sell by date up to July 1, 2012. The sell by date is marked on a label on the back of the product.