SACRAMENTO (AP) — California authorities say a company responding to an outbreak of a strain of E. coli in a brand of cheese has expanded its recall to other cheeses.

California Department of Food and Agriculture officials said Tuesday that Traver-based Bravo Farms is widening its recall to include all of the company’s retail cheeses.

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Bravo had previously recalled its Dutch Style Gouda after nearly 40 people in five states reportedly became sick after eating the cheese sold at stores last month.

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The company says federal and state food and agricultural officials detected E. coli and Listeria following a recent investigation at the plant.

Bravo Farms is encouraging customers to either throw away the cheese or seek full refunds.

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