Lipari Foods of Warren, MI is again expanding its Listeria recall of wedge sandwiches sold under the brand names Premo and Fresh Grab. The recall now includes all sandwiches with a “Best By” date of 2/6/20 or before. Please click the preceding link to see a complete list of all the recalled sandwiches.
Although the company stated no illnesses had been reported at the time of the recall, consumers who have purchased these sandwiches should not eat them as Listeria can cause serious illness and death.
Lipari said it was expanding the recall after being notified that its supplier JLM was expanding its sandwich recall and was halting production while working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on an investigation of the problem.
The recalled products were sold to foodservice establishments and retail stores in Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Symptoms of a Listeria infection include high fever, headaches, muscle aches, nausea, diarrhea and abdominal cramps. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriage and stillbirth.
and prior, 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 products were distributed exclusively by Lipari Foods in Warren, Michigan to food service and retail stores throughout Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
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