Cheese Recall Sally Jackson Recalls Cheese Due To Potential EColi Contamination

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Cheese Recall From Sally Jackson Cheese

The Sally Jackson Cheese Company located in Oroville, WA issues a cheese recall, recalling all of it’s cheese products, including cow, goat, and sheep cheese because they may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. coli O157:H7). E. coli O157:H7 causes a diarrheal illness, often with bloody stools. The companies brand cheeses made from raw cow, goat, and sheep milk were distributed nationally and were distributed to restaurants, distributors, and retail stores.

Typically, most healthy adults can recover completely within a week from this infection, however, some people can develop a form of kidney failure called Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS). HUS is most likely to occur in young children and the elderly or those with weakened immune systems. This condition can lead to serious kidney damage and even in some instances death. Other symptoms of E. coli include bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, dehydration, and in more severe cases, kidney failure, as we noted above. This bacteria is nothing to play around with, so if you are one of the unlucky ones to have eaten any of these products, please notify your physician immediately. They are offering full refunds on this product, so if you just so happened to be one of the unfortunate buyers, return it to where you bought it from. You also can just throw it away, but should be sure to handle it properly so as not to contaminate anything else!

The three types of cheeses are all soft raw milk cheeses that come in various sized pieces. These products do not have any labels or codes on them. The cow and sheep milk cheeses are all wrapped in chestnut leaves, and the goat cheese is wrapped in grape leaves and all are secured with twine. The cheeses may have an outer wrapping of waxed paper.

The products being recalled have been identified as a possible source of E. coli infections currently under investigation.

The problem was revealed as a result of follow-up by the FDA of a report of an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections. The notification came from the Washington State Department of Agriculture, Washington Department of Health, and the Oregon Public Health Division.

Customers who have purchased any of these cheeses are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with any questions regarding this Sally Jackson Cheese recall may contact the company at 509-429-3057 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              509-429-3057      end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              509-429-3057      end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              509-429-3057      end_of_the_skype_highlighting Monday through Friday, between 8:00am and 5:00pm Pacific Time.

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