Salmonella outbreak leads to Chapel Hill creamery cheese recall

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCT) – Chapel Hill Creamery says it is taking cheese products off the shelf due to a salmonella outbreak. The food and drug administration say it was linked to the milk being used.

The food and drug administration say it was linked to the milk being used.

The products involved in the recall include all codes, packages, and sizes of the following varieties of cheese manufactured by Chapel Hill Creamery and distributed through retail locations, Farmer’s Markets or restaurants throughout North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia.

• Quark
• Danziger
• Swiss
• Paneer
• Calvander
• Hot Farmers Cheese
• Dairyland Farmers Cheese
• Smoked Mozzarella
• Fresh Mozzarella
• Burrata
• Hickory Grove
• Carolina Moon
• Smoked Farmers Cheese
• New Moon
• Pheta

Portia McKnight, co-founder of the creamery, says the recall is just a precaution.

The creamery has requested customers to remove any CHC cheese from their shelves and dispose of it. Consumers who have this product in their home should not consume it and throw it away.

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