PhotoWhole Foods Market is recalling Explorateur French Triple Crème cheese from nine stores located in New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Illinois, Connecticut and New Jersey.

The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall includes Explorateur French Triple Crème cheese (under the names Explorateur, Explorateur French Triple Crème Cheese and Explorateur Triple Crème French Cheese) which were cut and packaged in clear plastic wrap, and sold in branded 8-oz. packages with "sell by" dates from 02/15/2018 through 04/03/2018.

The products labeled as Explorateur French Triple Crème with scale labels beginning with PLU code 0294317 were sold at the following Whole Foods Market stores:

  • 90 E. Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, Conn.
  • 222 Main Street, Madison, N.J.
  • 701 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, N.J. 

The products labeled as Explorateur Triple Crème French Cheese with scale labels beginning with PLU code 203971 were sold at the following Whole Foods Market stores:

  • 7245 Lake Street, River Forest, Ill.
  • 760 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, Ill.

The products labeled as Explorateur with scale labels beginning with PLU code 293693 were sold at the following Whole Foods Market stores:

  • 753 Cerillos Road, Santa Fe, N.M.
  • 100 Pitt Street, El Paso, Texas

The products labeled as Explorateur in 8-oz. branded packages with UPC codes 339001000408 and lot codes H10, H010, H11 or H011 were sold at the following Whole Foods Market stores:

  • 753 Cerillos Road, Santa Fe, N.M.
  • 100 Pitt Street, El Paso, Texas
  • 7245 Lake Street, River Forest, Ill.
  • 760 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, Ill.
  • 501 Bowman Road, Little Rock, Ark.
  • 11920 Domain Drive, Austin, Texas

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled product may bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may call 1-844- 936-8255 between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. (CST) Monday through Friday, or 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (CST) Saturday and Sunday.


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