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Miss Bonnie’s Gourmet Recalls Classic Cheddar Cheese Spread Due To Salmonella

Firm Press Release:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 11 , 2011 – Winchester, VA –Miss Bonnie’s Gourmet, LLC is recalling its Miss Bonnie’s Gourmet Classic Cheddar Cheese Spread distributed between 8/1/11 and 8/10/11, with a “Best By Date” of December 23, 2011 and batch code number 0116206G113 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled product is packaged in 8 ounce glass jars and was distributed to Kroger Stores in Roanoke, Virginia; Cincinnati, Ohio; Louisville, Kentucky; and Memphis, Tennessee. No illnesses associated with this recall have been reported to date.

Consumers who purchased Miss Bonnie’s Gourmet Classic Cheddar Cheese Spread between 8/1/11 and 8/10/11, with a “Best By Date” of December 23, 2011 and product code number 0116206G113 should return the product to the store where purchased for a full refund. This recall does not affect any other Miss Bonnie’s products.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The recall is a result of routine sampling by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Consumers with questions may contact Miss Bonnie’s Gourmet, LLC at (540) 686-7634.

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