The following recalls have been announced:
DETAILS: Quenby Hall Blue Stilton Cheese distributed by Schratter Foods Inc. of Fairfield, N.J., and sold nationwide in retail stores.
WHY: The cheese may be contaminated with Listeria, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Symptoms include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. It may cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
INCIDENTS: None reported. The potential contamination of Listeria was discovered after a routine testing of a bulk of cheese by the company.
HOW MANY: The company did not release the amount of product being recalled.
FOR MORE: Contact Schratter Foods at 973-461-2400 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT.
DETAILS: Katie Brown 12-piece tea light candle sets imported by Meijer Inc. of Grand Rapids, Mich., and sold exclusively in Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana from October 2010 through March 2011. The candle sets were made in India.
WHY: The clear plastic candle holder can ignite, posing a serious burn and fire hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS: The company has received one report of the resin cup catching fire and melting. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 7,600.
FOR MORE: Call Meijer at 800-927-8699 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://www.meijer.com.