Consumers in the metro New York area were warned not to consume cheese products manufactured by the Mexicali Cheese Corporation. Several of their cheese products packaged in 14 ounce tubs have been found to contain Listeria. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that has been linked to serious illnesses and fatalities. Anyone can fall victim to these pathogens but it is mainly children, elderly persons, or those who suffer from diminished immune systems who suffer the most. These organisms have also been known to cause pregnant women to give birth to stillborn children, or to suffer miscarriages.
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***UPDATED CONSUMER ALERT*** Listeria Contamination in Certain Mexicali Cheese Corp. Products