All of Panera Bread’s 2,000 areas throughout the U.S. are voluntarily recalling the model’s cream cheese merchandise as a safety measure after one selection rested constructive for the micro organism Listeria monocytogenes.
“No diseases have been reported,” Panera introduced by way of a questions and solutions doc. “Out of an abundance of warning, Panera Bread is conducting a nationwide preemptive, voluntary recall of all 2 oz. and eight oz. cream cheese merchandise bought in its U.S. bakery-cafes.”
“The security of our friends and associates is paramount, due to this fact we’re recalling all cream cheese merchandise bought within the US with an energetic shelf life,” Panera’s President and CEO Blaine Hurst stated in a press release launched Sunday. “We now have likewise ceased all manufacturing within the related cream cheese facility.”
Panera stated that assessments on its cream cheese samples made each earlier than and after the constructive listeria check have “all come again damaging.”
Listeria is a kind of foodborne micro organism that would have lethal penalties for younger or outdated folks, pregnant ladies or these with compromised immune techniques, in response to the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention. It will possibly trigger fever, diarrhea, nausea or muscle aches.
In 2016, the CDC recalled greater than 350 frozen vegetable and fruit merchandise bought at grocery shops throughout the nation and earlier this month, an outbreak that originated at a South African poultry slaughterhouse killed dozens of individuals and affected tons of extra.
It “gave the impression to be the most important ever recorded,” in response to Reuters.