Grated cheese recalled over salmonella concerns

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PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – The Rhode Island Department of Health is alerting consumers to a grated cheese recall.

4C Foods Corp. has issued a nationwide recall of several varieties of 4C Grated Cheese, Homestyle Grated Cheese, and Cento Grated Cheese Brands due to possible contamination with Salmonella.

This recall includes the following products, which were packed in 6 oz. vacuum-sealed glass jars, with BEST BY dates between November 12, 2016 and November 12, 2018 and packaged in cases of either 6 or 12 jars per case:

  • 4C All Natural Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-33126)
  • 4C All Natural Parmesan/Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-37126)
  • 4C All Natural 100% Imported Italian Pecorino Romano Cheese (UPC 41387-77126)
  • 4C HomeStyle All Natural Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-32790)
  • 4C HomeStyle All Natural Parmesan/Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-11627)
  • 4C HomeStyle All Natural 100% Imported Italian Pecorino Romano Cheese (UPC 41387-12302)
  • Cento Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 70796-90502)
  • Cento Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 70796-90501)

Other 4C Foods products, including any other cheese products, are not affected by this recall.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

No illnesses reports have been associated with this recall.

Consumers are asked to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions should contact 4C Foods Corp. at 866-969-1920.