High Point Dairy Listeria Lawyer Update: Consumer Alert Issued Due to Listeria Concerns

For more information on the High Point Dairy Consumer Alert, to speak to a Listeria Lawyer, or to inquire about a Listeria Lawsuit, call 1-888-335-4901.

High Point Dairy Listeria Lawyer Update: Consumer Alert Issued Due to Listeria Concerns

A consumer alert was issued by the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets warning consumer’s about a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination involving High Point Dairy Monterey Jack Raw Milk Cheese. No official recall has been issued concerning the potentially contaminated products but consumers have been advised to avoid consuming Monterey Jack raw milk cheese made by High Point Dairy located at 605 Fiery Hill Rd, Fort Plain NY 13339. To date, no illnesses have been linked to the potentially contaminated products.

The consumer alert was announced by Richard A. Ball, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, on May 21, 2020. The Listeria monocytogenes contamination was discovered during a routine sample testing by the Division of Milk Control and Dairy Services on May 13, 2020, samples were tested and discovered to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacterium. The manufacturers of the cheese products were notified about the preliminary positive test result on May 15, 2020. On May 20, 2020, the results of the test confirmed the contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. According to the Department of Agriculture and Markets, the cheese still in possession of the manufacturers will be destroyed.

The products discussed in the consumer warning were the High Point Dairy Monterey Jack cheese packaged in ½ pound, two-pound, and five-pound sizes in vacuum-sealed clear plastic. The affected products were sold at Manor Farm, 5356 St Rt 167, Little Falls, NY 13365; Winfield Acres, 1325 State Route 170, Little Falls, NY 13365; Brian Boll’s Roadside Stand at 5321 State Route 7 Hoosick Falls, NY 12090. They were also distributed by Jesse Ehst to consumers in the Fort Plain/ East Springfield area directly.

In the health alert consumers were advised to avoid consuming any package of High Point Dairy Monterey Jack with an unknown code date, which was purchased after May 12, 2020, due to listeria monocytogenes concerns. Listeria monocytogenes symptoms normally include high fever, cough, body aches, fatigue, and other flu-like symptoms. According to a national Listeria Lawyer, Ron Simon, symptoms can take as long as 70 days to develop. 

For more information on the High Point Dairy Consumer Alert, to speak to a Listeria Lawyer, or to inquire about a Listeria Lawsuit, call 1-888-335-4901.

 https://agriculture.ny.gov/news/consumer-alert-listeria-monocytogenes-contamination-high-point-dairy-monterey-jack-raw-milk

https://www.timestelegram.com/news/20200521/possible-listeria-contamination-in-cheese-made-at-fort-plain-sold-in-little-falls

https://www.cnyhomepage.com/news/local-cheese-sold-in-little-falls-may-be-contaminated/

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