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Nearly 100 Paris Bros. cheeses recalled over listeria concerns

A routine inspection by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found Listeria monocytogenes in close to 100 Paris Bros. cheeses. 92 cheeses to be exact. Due to the findings, Paris Bros. has issued a voluntary limited recall of the cheeses.

The recalled cheeses were produced from May 4 - 6, 2022, and each recalled cheese shipping container will include the following lot codes that coincide with the dates of production: 05042022, 05052022, 05062022. They were distributed to retailers in AR, FL, IA, KS, MO, MS, NE, OK, SD. It’s possible that one or more of the cheeses have been relabeled before being sold to consumers. Below is a list of names to look for:


Relabeled Cheese Brands:

Cottonwood River Cheddar

D'amir Brie Double Crème French Brie

Milton Prairie Breeze White Cheddar Style

Milton Tomato Garlic Cheddar

Paris Brothers Mild Cheddar

Paris Brothers Colby Jack

Paris Brothers Pepper Jack

Cervasi Pecorino Romano


Listeria monocytogenes, which can lead to listeriosis, are not typically dangerous for young and healthy individuals. It can be a different story though for children, the elderly, those with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women. It’s not unheard of for a Listeria contamination to lead to a stillbirth for pregnant women. So far, no illnesses have been reported related to this recall. For a complete list of all 92 recalled cheeses, visit the link below.

To read the full recall report from the FDA, click here: