January 16, 2013
Homestead Creamery Artisan Cheese Removed from Store Shelves
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding the voluntary withdrawal of Flory's Favorite cheese due to Shiga-Toxin producing E.coli, which can lead to food borne illness.
The withdrawn product, Flory's Favorite, is a 60-day aged cheese made with raw milk. Packages of the cheese are marked with "Packed On 210" on the label. This affects approximately 250 pounds of cheese and does not affect any other dairy products from Homestead Creamery.
The withdrawn cheese was sold at Homestead Creamery facility in Jamesport, Mo. and may have been sold by the following retailers:
- HyVee in Liberty, Mo.
- HyVee in Trenton, Mo.
- Benedict Builders' Farm in Knob Noster, Mo.
- Milton Creamery in Milton, Iowa.
The full notice can be found at http://mda.mo.gov/news/2013/Homestead_Creamery_Artisan_Cheese_Removed_from_Store_Shelves.