Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery Inc. of Sebastopol, CA is voluntarily recalling its 3lb Raw Goat Milk Feta in Brine buckets for Listeria. The recalled cheese has the lot code #14000610 and was sold to three distributors in Northern California: Cowgirl Creamery, in the Ferry Building, San Francisco and at Pt. Reyes Station. Good Earth Natural Foods in Fairfax and Bom Dia in San Francisco.
The recalled product was packaged in a white plastic bucket marked with a white lot code sticker on the top. They were shipped two buckets to the case. No other products are included in the recall.
At the time of the recall there had been no reports of illness but consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as Listeria can cause serious, sometimes life-threatening illness.
Young children, seniors, those with weakened immune systems and pregnant women are most at risk for Listeria infection. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriage and stillbirth.
Symptoms of an infection can take as long as 70 days to develop and include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Consumers who purchased the recalled product may return it to the place of purchase.