PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — New Jersey-based El Abuelito Cheese is recalling all of its fresh soft cheese (queso fresco) products due to possible listeria contamination.Manhattan DA Declines To Pursue Hate Crime Charges In Stabbing Of Asian Man In Lower Manhattan
Listeria is a bacteria that can cause symptoms such as high fever, headaches and abdominal pain. It is especially dangerous for young children, the elderly and pregnant women.READ MORE: Woman Arrested After Allegedly Abandoning Child In The Bronx
As of Feb. 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported seven people infected with the strain of listeria in four states, but there is not yet enough evidence to link the outbreak to El Abuelito .MORE NEWS: Violent Robbery Caught On Video In Broad Daylight On Bronx Sidewalk
The cheeses can be returned to the store for a refund.