The Associated Press reports that a cheese importer has recalled about 55,000 pounds of Mexican cheese that could be tainted with salmonella.
The cheese was sold under the name "Queso Cincho de Guerrero" in multiple stores in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Texas, according to importer MCP Inc., which has its headquarters in Monroe, Wis.
No illnesses have been reported, MCP marketing manager Blanca Berthier said. The recall was issued after the FDA received test results from a sample taken when the cheese was brought into the U.S., she said.
The cheese that could be contaminated was distributed between April 16 and June 26. It is a dry, hard cheese sold in 35 and 40 pound wheels and labeled with the name of its Mexican producer, Quesos Sabrosos Mexicanos.