Farmhouse dairy closes after finding of listeria

Wednesday 27 October, Livsmedelverket’s inspection found Listeria bacteria during a visit to Lillängen’s farmhouse dairy. The owners have now decided to close down the dairy for good.

On Wednesday, all cheeses from Lillängen’s farmhouse dairy in Sunne were recalled after Livsmedelverket (the National Food Administration) found listeria in samples. At the same time the dairy was banned from producing and selling cheese. Therefore the owners decided to close down the business.

– There is not much to do. We’re not that young either. Sooner or later we would have come to this point, but it was not how we had imagined it to happen, Kajsa Fryklund Andersson who runs Lillängen’s farm dairy with Stig Andersson says to Nya Wermlands Tidningen – according to

During this autumn, two people have died and one has been seriously ill due to listeria in Central Sweden, and the goat cheese from Lillängen’s farmhouse dairy is under suspicious to be the source.

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