Tomales Bay Foods of California is recalling all partial wheels of two types of cheese because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The cheeses were distributed to restaurants and retail stores in California, North Carolina, and Florida between June 25 and July 27, 2012. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the consumption of these products.
The cheeses are Shepherd’s Way Big Woods Blue, made from 7/19/2011 to 7/27/2011 at Tumalo Farms. The other cheese is called Pondhopper. Its pack date was 6/28/2012. Only the partial wheels sold through Tomales Bay Foods Inc. facility are affected by this recall. You can see all of the product labels at the FDA site.
If you have purchased either of these cheeses, contact the place of purchase for a full refund. This scope of distribution is very limited. For questions, call Tomales Bay Foods at 866-249-7833 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm PT and mention “August Cheese Recall”.