(HealthyExaminer.com) – Lipari Foods has issued a voluntary recall of various Premo and Fresh Grab wedge sandwiches due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The product was distributed exclusively by Lipari Foods in Warren, Michigan to food service and retail stores throughout Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
The affected product can be identified by:
|Brand||Product||Lipari #||Size||Best By Date||Lot #||UPC|
|Premo||Wedge Ham & Cheese On Wheat||915509||5 oz.||1/23/2020||31201912||612510002001|
|Premo||Wedge Egg Salad On Wheat||915523||5 oz.||1/23/2020||31201912||612510002025|
|Premo||Wedge Chicken Salad On Wheat||915530||5 oz.||1/20/2020||31201912||612510002032|
|Premo||Wedge Tuna Salad On Wheat||915579||5 oz.||1/23/2020||31201912||612510002049|
|Fresh Grab||Wedge Ham/American On Wheat||252646||5 oz.||1/23/2020||31201912||612510002001|
|Fresh Grab||Wedge Egg Salad On Wheat||252901||5 oz.||1/20/2020, 1/23/2020||31201912||612510002025|
|Fresh Grab||Wedge Chicken Salad On Wheat||253377||5 oz.||1/23/2020||31201912||612510002032|
|Fresh Grab||Wedge Tuna Salad On Wheat||282022||5 oz.||1/23/2020||31201912||612510002049|
|Fresh Grab||Wedge Turkey No Cheese On Wheat||253445||5 oz.||1/23/2020||31201912||612510002100|
|Fresh Grab||Wedge Ham/American On White||253479||5 oz.||1/23/2020||31201912||612510093962|
This was brought to our attention by JLM Manufacturing after environmental sampling returned a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date in relation to these products or recall.
Lipari Foods began shipping this product on December 31, 2019.
Consumers who have purchased these recalled products should not consume them. Consumers should discard the products or return them to the point of purchase. Consumers with questions should call Customer Service at 800- 729-3354, 8:15 am – 4:30 pm, EST, Monday through Friday.
Read the full FDA Report here.
As published on HealthyExaminer.com.