Food company recalls cheese possibly contaminated with Salmonella

(Photo courtesy of WPRI)
(Photo courtesy of WPRI)

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York-based food company is recalling various cheese products that were distributed across the U.S. They could be contaminated with Salmonella.

Salmonella is a bacteria that could be fatal for kids, elderly people or others with weak immune systems.

4C Foods Corp. is recalling the following products:

  • 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)

The products were packaged in 6 oz. glass jars with BEST BY dates between Nov. 12, 2016 and Nov. 12, 2018. No illnesses have been reported yet.

Anyone who bought the products can return them for a full refund. For questions, call (866) 969-1920.

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