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Recall Issued For Lacteos Santa Martha Cheese And Cream Products

Listeria
Posted at 4:10 PM, Oct 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-20 16:10:00-04

ATLANTA, Ga. (WTXL)--A dairy item being recalled could be in your fridge.

A recall of Lacteos Santa Martha cheese has been issued in several states including Georgia and Florida.

According to Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black, the company's cheese and cream products have the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes.

The Miami-based company is recalling select lots of the products with best by dates of July 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.

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

Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever and nausea.

Here's a list of the products:

Queso Seco Centroamericano (Dry White Cheese) - 1Lb - UPC 876593 001874

Queso Seco Olanchano (Dry Cheese) - 1Lb - UPC 635349 000840

Queso Seco Hondureno (Dry Cheese) - 12oz - UPC 876593 001690

Quesito Casero (Fresh Curd) - 12oz - UPC 635349 000406

My Queso (Latin Flavor Cheese) - 1Lb - UPC 635349 000406

Queso Cuzcatlan (Salvadorean Flavor Cheese) - 1Lb - UPC 635349 000406

Queso para Freir (Cheese for Frying) - 12oz - UPC 635349 000758

Queso Fresco (Fresh Cheese) - 12oz - UPC 635349 000703

Cuajada en Hoja Queso Casero Hecho a Mano (Fresh Curd) - 12oz - UPC 635349 000895

Crema Centroamericana (Soft Blend Dairy Spread) - 1Lb - UPC 876593 001898

Mantequilla Hondurena (Honduran Style Cream) - 1Lb - UPC 635349 000772

Crema Nica (Grade A Cultured Cream) - 1Lb - UPC 635349 000468

HonduCrema Olanchana (Olanchana Style Soft Blend Dairy Spread) - 1Lb - UPC 635349 000598

Crema Guatemalteca (Guatemalan Style Cream) - 1Lb - UPC 635349 000819

Crema GuateLinda (Guatemalan Style Cream) - 1Lb - UPC 635349 000390

Crema Cuzcatlan (Salvadorean Style Cream) - 1Lb - UPC 635349 000444

Commissioner Black says consumers who have purchased the Lacteos Santa Martha products are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

You can contact the company at (305) 599-0225 Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.