Update on the outbreak investigation of Listeria monocytogenes in Brie and Camembert Soft Cheeses (September 2022)

The FDA, CDC, and local partners updated the status of the multi state outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infection linked to Brie and Camembert soft cheese products, including all of their baked Brie cheeses manufactured by Old Europe Cheese Inc. (Banton Harbor, MI). The products were sold to retailers under multiple labels and brands. The outbreak is linked to six illnesses and five hospitalizations in six states (CA, GA, MA, MI, NJ, and TX). On September 30, 2022, Old Europe Cheese, Inc. voluntarily recalled multiple brands of Brie and Camembert cheeses produced at their Michigan facility. On October 5, 2022, the recall was expanded to include multiple brands of baked Brie products. On November 4, 2022, the recall was updated to include an expanded retail establishment that received recalled bulk Brie and Camembert cheese from Old Europe Cheese, Inc. FDA’s investigation is ongoing to determine if additional products are potentially contaminated. Updates to this advisory will be provided as they become available. @ https://www.fda.gov/food/outbreaks-foodborne-illness/outbreak-investigation-listeria-monocytogenes-brie-and-camembert-soft-cheese-products-september-2022?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery


 Outbreak Investigation of Listeria monocytogenes
Outbreak Investigation of Listeria monocytogenes

Do not eat, sell, or serve recalled Brie and Camembert soft cheese products from Old Europe Cheese, Inc. FDA’s outbreak investigation is ongoing.

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