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Cheese recalled for possible E. coli contamination

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A Michigan cheese shop is recalling 20,000 pounds of organic cheese due to possible contamination with E. coli.

Gassfields Cheese LLC, based out of Coopersville, MI, sold the items from its retail store in Coopersville and to stores nationwide.

This recall involves all types and sizes of organic cheeses manufactured by the firm between December 1, 2015 through June 1, 2016 including: Gouda, Onion ‘n Garlic, Country Dill, Leyden, Edam, Lamont Cheddar, Chili Cheese, Fait Fras, Polkton Corners and Crofters. The cheeses were sold as wheels, half wheels, and wedges of various sizes.   

The potential for contamination was identified during an ongoing investigation of seven cases of illnesses occurring between March and July 2016.

Consumers who have purchased any of these recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase

You can also email the company at

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