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Sweetwater Valley Farms Recalls Cheese

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Cheese Recall

SweetwaterValley Farms, Inc. of Philadelphia, TN is recalling its TennesseeAged Southern Mild Cheddar Cheese (yellow) and Tennessee Aged Southern SharpCheddar Cheese (yellow) because it has the potential to be contaminated withListeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatalinfections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakenedimmune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-termsymptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal painand diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths amongpregnant women.

TENNESSEEAGED SOUTHERN SHARP CHEDDAR CHEESE (yellow) AND TENNESSEE AGED SOUTHERN MILDCHEDDAR CHEESE (yellow), Lot Number 604 was distributed in 7, 10, and 15 ouncebars retail stores in Tennessee and Georgia.