A Tennessee company is recalling cheese sold in North Carolina and six other states and distributed nationwide in gift baskets that could be contaminated with dangerous bacteria.
No illnesses have been reported.
Sweetwater Valley Farms Inc. said its Southern Cheddar Jack
Volunteer Special Cheese was distributed in 7-, 10-, 15-ounce and
5-pound blocks. It was sold in retail stores in Tennessee, North
Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland and Alabama.
The cheese from lot number 539 was distributed between September
19 and November 18th. It was also potentially distributed across
the continental U.S. in gift baskets sold on the company's Web