Cream Cheese Recalled Nationwide Due to Possible Salmonella

The products were sold at Aldi and other major retailers.



Wisconsin's Schreiber Foods voluntarily recalled store-brand cream cheese spreads from Aldi and other major retailers due to potential salmonella contamination. Schreiber Foods was notified by a supplier that its whey protein concentrate used in several cream cheese spreads may have been contaminated with salmonella.

The recalled cream cheese spreads were distributed nationwide to Aldi, Hy-Vee, Schnucks, and Hornbacher's in Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, California, Texas, Missouri, Kentucky, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

How to Identify the Recalled Cream Cheese

The following products have been recalled:

  • Happy Farms Whipped Cream Cheese Spread, 8-ounce cups. UPC No. 4099100101881. Best-by dates: 08/30/2024; 08/31/2024, 09/01/2024, 09/03/2024, and 09/04/2024

  • Happy Farms Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread, 8-ounce cups. UPC No. 4099100101744. Best-by dates: 07/19/2024CH, 07/26/2024CH, 07/29/2024 CH, 08/02/2024CH, 08/04/2024CH, 08/05/2024CH, 08/09/2024CH, 08/11/2024CH, 08/17/2024CH, 08/23/2024CH, and 08/25/2024CH

  • Hy-Vee Cream Cheese Spread, 12-ounce cups. Best-by dates: 10/1/24

  • Hy-Vee Whipped Cream Cheese Spread, 8-ounce cups. Best-by dates: 8/7/2024 and 8/14/2024

  • Schnucks Whipped Cream Spread, UPC No. 4131858005. Best-by date: 8/8/2024

  • Schnucks Strawberry Spread, UPC No. 4131858007. Best-by date: 9/8/2024

  • Schnucks Cream Cheese Spread, UPC No. 4131858023. Best-by date: 10/8/2024

  • Hornbachers Essential Everyday Garden Vegetable Cream Cheese Spring, 8-ounce containers. Best-by date: 09/01/24

The full list of Hy-Vee products affected, along with photos of the labels, can be found on the FDA's site. Aldi's list is also available on its site.

Any consumers who have purchased these recalled products should discard them immediately or return them to the store of purchase for a full refund.

At this time, there have been no reported illnesses related to this recall. Anyone with salmonella concerns should visit the CDC's salmonella page for more information.

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