The FDA says the cheeses are the source of a multi-state listeria outbreak.READ MORE: Cuomo: New York State To Review New CDC Guidance Calling For Indoor Masking, Regardless Of Vaccination Status, In Areas Where COVID Spread Is High
The first recall was issued on Feb. 19 for Queso Fresco cheese from El Abuelito Cheese Company.
It’s now expanded to include all fresh cheese products from the company with expiration dates through March 28, 2021READ MORE: Simone Biles Pulls Out Of Olympic All-Around Competition
The products were sold in multiple states, including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Listeria monocytogenes can cause high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. It can also lead to serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems, and miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.MORE NEWS: New York Weather: 7/28 Wednesday Morning CBS2 Weather Headlines
Officials say customers should discard the cheeses immediately or return them for a refund.