For the second time in three months, Lipari Foods has issued a Listeria recall, this time for Premo and Fresh Grab brand wedge sandwiches. No illnesses had been reported at the time of the recall, the company said. However, consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them as Listeria can cause serious illness and death. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriage and stillbirth.
Consumers should carefully check recall information post on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) website by clicking the link above.
The recalled sandwiches include Pemo brand Egg salad, chicken salad, tuna salad and ham & cheese wedge sandwiches and Fresh Grab brand ham, turkey, chicken salad, tuna salad and egg salad sandwiches. The recalled sandwiches were distributed to foodservice operators and retail stores in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Lipari said the problem was brought to its attention by JLM Manufacturing which had been notified that a tests on an environmental sample were positive for returned Listeria.
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