Dearborn, Michigan-based Green Cedar Dairy recalls All Natural Ackawi Cheese, All Natural Chives Cheese products because of possible Listeria contamination

NEW YORK , December 28, 2011 () – Michigan authorities have announced the recall of two cheese products of Green Cedar Dairy in Dearborn because of possible contamination with Listeria bacteria and say they know of two people becoming infected.

The state Department of Agriculture says the recall covers packages saying All Natural Ackawi Cheese and All Natural Chives Cheese with a sell by date up to July 1, 2012.

The department says the Michigan Department of Community Health and the Wayne County Public Health Department are investigating two recent cases of human listeriosis in people who may have been exposed to Green Cedar Dairy products.

The agriculture department says its lab has found Listeria in samples of All Natural Chives Cheese.

Green Cedar Dairy products are distributed in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

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