Golden Glen Creamery Issues Voluntary Recall Of Butter Because Of Possible Listeria Contamination

December 5, 2011

Golden Glen Creamery of Bow, WA is voluntarily recalling Butter produced on November 2, 2011 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

The products being recalled are:

UPC Code Product Description Lot Code
18242000030 Golden Glen Creamery Fromage Blanc 6OZ ALL
18242000031 Golden Glen Creamery Creme Fraiche 6OZ ALL
18242000050 Golden Glen Creamery Farmstead Butter 8OZ ALL
18242000051 Golden Glen Creamery Garlic and Sea Salt Butter 4OZ ALL
18242000052 Golden Glen Creamery Honey Butter 6OZ ALL
18242000054 Golden Glen Creamery Cinnamon Spice Butter 6OZ ALL
18242000055 Golden Glen Creamery Winter Sunsrise Butter 6OZ ALL
18242000056 Golden Glen Creamery Northwest Mushroom Butter 4OZ ALL
18242000057 Golden Glen Creamery Chocolate & Orange Butter 4OZ ALL
18242000058 Golden Glen Creamery Herbes De Provence Butter 4OZ ALL
18242000059 Golden Glen Creamery Garlic and Sea Salt Butter 6OZ ALL
23505300000 Golden Glen Creamery Cheddar Dill & Garlic 1LB ALL
23505400000 Golden Glen Creamery Cheddar Jalapeno 1LB ALL
23506000000 Golden Glen Creamery Cheddar Medium 1LB ALL
23506600000 Golden Glen Creamery Parmesan Judys 1LB ALL
23520200000 Golden Glen Creamery River Cheddar 1LB ALL
23520300000 Golden Glen Creamery Cheddar Raw 1LB ALL

The Butters are being voluntarily recalled by Golden Glen Creamery, as a result of a surveillance sample collected and analyzed by the Washington State Department of Agriculture that was found to be positive for Listeria monocytogenes. The company has ceased the production and distribution of the product as FDA, the Washington State Department of Agriculture and the company continues their investigation as to what caused the problem.

No illnesses have been reported.

For more information please contact Golden Glen Creamery at 360-766-6455 or visit the FDA website.