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Salmonella concerns prompt grated cheese recall

Company recalls grated cheese products

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DETROIT – Some brands of grated cheese are being recalled nationwide due to concerns about possible salmonella contamination.

So far, no illnesses have been reported, but 4C Foods Corp. is voluntarily recalling the products just to be on the safe side. Testing by the Food and Drug Administration found the cheeses might be at risk of contamination.

The recall involves 4C Grated Cheese, Homestyle Grated Cheese and Cento Grated Cheese brands. They were sold in 6-ounce glass jars with best-by dates between Nov. 12, 2016, and Nov. 12, 2018.

According the the Food and Drug Administration website, the following brands are affected:

  • 4C All Natural Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-33126)
  • 4C All Natural Parmesan/Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-37126)
  • 4C All Natural 100% Imported Italian Pecorino Romano Cheese (UPC 41387-77126)
  • 4C HomeStyle All Natural Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-32790)
  • 4C HomeStyle All Natural Parmesan/Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 41387-11627)
  • 4C HomeStyle All Natural 100% Imported Italian Pecorino Romano Cheese (UPC 41387-12302)
  • Cento Parmesan Grated Cheese (UPC 70796-90502)
  • Cento Romano Grated Cheese (UPC 70796-90501)

If you have questions, you can contact 4C Foods Corp. at 866-969-1920.


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