Salmonella Threat: 4C Food Corp Recalled 8 Varieties Of Cheese Products; See More Details Here

By Dustin Lee, Parent Herald November 20, 09:38 am

4C Food Corp has started a nationwide recall of eight varieties of their grated cheese products due to a possible salmonella contamination. The company, however, has advised that no reports of illnesses have been associated with the products being recalled.

Six products under 4C brand names and two from Cento are part of the product recall. Please check the following for guide:

4C All Natural Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-33126)

4C All Natural Parmesan/Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-37126)

4C All Natural 100% Imported Italian Pecorino Romano Cheese (UPC 41387-77126)

4C HomeStyle All Natural Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-32790)

4C HomeStyle All Natural Parmesan/Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-11627)

4C HomeStyle All Natural 100% Imported Italian Pecorino Romano Cheese (UPC 41387-12302)

Cento Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 70796-90502)

Cento Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 70796-90501)

Consumers are advised to returns the goods back to their store of purchase to get a full refund, CBS News reported. No other 4C Food Corp products are being recalled as of this posting. The products that are included in the nationwide recall are said to be produced from the Brooklyn facility of 4C Food Corp before Nov. 12.

For consumers to further check whether the products they have consumed are part of the recall, the "best by" or "best before" dates are between Nov. 12 to Nov. 12, 2018. The recalled products were also packed in 6 oz. vacuum-sealed glass jars and they were packaged in six or 12 jars per case. For those who have questions about the recall, they may contact 4C at 866-969-1920.

Salmonella enterica bacterium could cause a type of food poisoning called Salmonellosis. Symptoms of the condition include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever which may occur from 12 to 72 hours after ingestion of Salmonella.

Salmonellosis could last for four to seven days but most patients recover without medications or treatments as per WebMd. However, diarrhea from the infection could lead to dehydration which would require further medical attention.

In the meantime, check out the video below that discusses the signs and symptoms of Salmonellosis. You can also share your thoughts about the disease in our comments section.

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