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What’s the Problem?

This FDA Recall began on Feb. 19, 2021, and affects the following cheese produced by El Abuelito Cheese of Paterson, New Jersey:

  • 12 oz. El Abuelito Cheese Queso Fresco Regular – UPC 673130100003
  • 10 oz. El Abuelito Cheese Queso Fresco Promoción – UPC 673130100078
  • 12 oz. El Abuelito Cheese Queso de Hoja – UPC 673130100065
  • 5 lb. El Abuelito Cheese Queso Fresco – UPC 673130100058
  • 12 oz. El Abuelito Cheese Queso Guatemala – UPC 673130100027
  • 12 oz. El Abuelito Cheese Queso Guatemala – UPC 673130100027
  • 12 oz. Rio Grande Food Products Chirilagua Queso de Hacienda – UPC 738529005571
  • 14 oz. Rio Grande Food Products Queso Fresco Campestre con Hoja – UPC 812324031161
  • 14 oz. Rio Grande Food Products Queso Fresco Campestre Artesanal – UPC 738529002518
  • 14 oz. Rio Grande Food Products Queso Fresco con Hoja – UPC 738529004581
  • 12 oz. Rio Grande Food Products Queso Fresco Yorito – UPC 738529005564
  • 14 oz. Rio Grande Food Products Queso Fresco Olancho – UPC 812324031222
  • 12 oz. Rio Grande Food Products Cuajada Fresca Guatemalteca – UPC 738529001276
  • 12 oz. Rio Lindo Queso Fresco Mexicano – UPC 718122088587
  • 12 oz. Rio Lindo Queso Fresco Hondureño – UPC 718122088591
  • 12 oz. Rio Lindo Queso Fresco Salvadoreño – UPC 718122088607

“As of February 11, 2021, the CDC reports seven people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes from four states,” FDA said. “El Abuelito has ceased the production and distribution of the product as FDA and El Abuelito continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.”

The El Abuelito Cheese brand products were distributed in Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York.

The Rio Grande Food Products were distributed in Virginia, North Carolina, and Maryland.

The Rio Lindo cheeses were distributed in North Carolina and Maryland.

All of the recalled products were distributed through Feb 16. 2021, to supermarkets, wholesale, and retails stores in the above states.

Consumers who purchased any recalled cheese should either discard it or return it for a full refund.

Anyone concerned about a listeria infection from recalled Queso Fresco cheese should dial 9-1-1 immediately.

Do I Have an El Abuelito Cheese Class Action Lawsuit?

The Class Action Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in El Abuelito Cheese Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new listeria infection cases in all 50 states.

If you or a loved one had symptoms of food poisoning after eating El Abuelito cheese, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

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