Possible Listeria Contamination Prompts Recalls of Milk Curd

Oasis Brands, Inc recalls Cuajada en Hoja 12oz because of possible health risk

/ Author:  / Reviewed by: Robert Carlson, M.D Beth Bolt, RPh

Oasis Brands, Inc of Miami, FL is recalling Cuajada en Hoja 12oz with Best By 10/01/14-10/08/14 and 10/18/14, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Cuajada en Hoja 12oz was distributed in South Florida through retail stores.

Product comes in plastic bags, name Cuajada en Hoja 12oz, Brand Lacteos Sta. Martha, Fresh Curd, Best by 10-01-14-10/08/14 and 10/18/14.

"No illnesses have been reported to date."

The recall is the result of sampling by FDA. The company ceased production and distribution of the product as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.

Consumers who have purchased Lacteos Sta. Martha Cuajada en Hoja 12oz are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 305.599.0225.

Review Date: 
October 9, 2014