STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS IN QUESO FRESCO CHEESE

La Clarita Queseria Queso Fresco “Fresh Cheese” made by Queseria La Poblanita recalled 12 oz. plastic tub packages. Customers should return the product from plant # 36/8585 to the place of purchase or discard it due to possible Staphlococcus aureus contamination.

Symptoms from food poisioning include nausea, vomiting, retching, abdominal cramping, and prostration, and in more severe cases, headache, muscle cramping and transient changes in blood pressure and pulse may occur. elderly, infant and those with compromised immune systems are at greater risk.

This product was distributed to stores and delis in the metropolitan New York area.

For more infomration visit fda.gov or contact:

Joe Morrissey
548-457-0752
Joe.Morrissey@agriculture.ny.gov
Dave Bullard
315-487-7711 x 1377
Dave.Bullard@agriculture.ny.gov