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GENA Inc (Oro Cheese) Recalls Feta Cheese Products Due to Mislabeling and Misbranding

Agency: Agriculture and Rural Development

This press release is being shared as a public service by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on behalf of the company.

GENA, INC 51488 Oro Road Shelby Township, MI  48315 586-251-2928 info@orocheese.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                      October 16, 2018 Contact: Gordana Genadieva, Owner, 248-453-4436

Oro French Feta Cheese labelLANSING, SHELBY TOWNSHIP, MI -- Out of an abundance of caution, GENA Inc. (Oro Cheese), of Shelby Township, is voluntarily recalling all cheese products produced by the company because the products did not follow labeling requirements for raw milk cheese, as outlined in Michigan’s Manufacturing Milk Law.

No illnesses associated with the recalled products have been reported.

The dairy products being recalled are packaged in the following plastic containers:

  • 6-ounce, small clear tub
  • 1.2-pound medium container
  • 1.8-pound large container
  • 15-pound medium pail
  • 30-pound large pail

Products include:

  • Bulgarian Feta Style (Oro Cheese)
  • French Feta Style (Oro Cheese)
  • Greek Feta Style (Oro Cheese)

The products can be identified by “Producer: GENA Inc.” on the label. See photographs of products below. Product was distributed in Michigan and Toledo, Ohio.

GENA Inc. is notifying its distributors to arranging for return/pick-up of all recalled products. Retailers and distributors that have cheese products included in the recall should pull the products from their shelves for return to Gena, Inc. Customers with recalled products should not eat the cheese and should discard the products or return them to the place of purchase.

Questions regarding this recall should be directed to GENA Inc. at 586-251-2928 or by email at info@orocheese.com.

 

PRODUCT PHOTOS

Oro Cheese - French Feta

Oro Cheese - Bulgarian Feta - original style

Oro Cheese - back label

 

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