Yogurt Cheese Spreads Recalled for Potential Listeria Contamination

September 21, 2015

Picnic Gourmet Spreads of Potomac, MD, is recalling their yogurt cheese spreads because they could potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recall was a result of routine retail sampling by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DHMH) Office of Food Protection and subsequent analysis by the DHMH Laboratories Administration, which revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the product.

The potentially contaminated products include Red Pepper Feta Cheese Spread, Moroccan Cilantro Cheese Spread, Tandoori Garlic Cheese spread, Herbed Goat Cheese, Parmesan Cheese Spread, and Chipotle Sage Cheese Spread.

These products were distributed to retail stores in Maryland, Kentucky,…