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Lipari Foods Issues Voluntary Recall of Premo Brand & Fresh Grab Turkey & Swiss Submarine Sandwiches Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes

For Immediate Release

July 28, 2018

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Consumers

Customer Service
800-729- 3354

Media

Michelle Voss
Michelle_Voss@liparifoods.com
586-447-3500 ext. 9619

Announcement

Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of Premo Brand and Fresh Grab turkey and Swiss submarine sandwiches produced and packaged by sister company JLM due to potential contaminatLipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of Premo Brand and Fresh Grab turkey and Swiss submarine sandwiches produced and packaged by sister company JLM due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenesis 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 produced on July 17, 2018 and distributed to food service and retail stores throughout Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

 

BrandProductLipari Product #WeightSell By DateLot #UPC
Premo BrandTurkey & Swiss Sub9155374/6 OZ08/06/201817201807612510001042
Fresh GrabTurkey & Swiss Sub25169418/6 OZ08/06/201817201807612510001042

Products were distributed under the following brand names: Premo Brand & Fresh Grab. The affected products can be identified by:

This was brought to our attention by JLM after recent routine environmental monitoring and product testing initiated by JLM returned positive test results for potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. JLM employs a rigorous quality and testing program; however, despite the quality of their programs, they are initiating this recall out of an abundance of caution. We are working closely with JLM, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and the FDA to understand the cause of the situation and ensure that all affected product has been pulled from commerce.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. Lipari Foods began shipping the product on July 19, 2018.

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.

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Product Photos

  •  Fresh Grab Brand Turkey and Swiss Sub label image
  • Fresh Grab Brand Turkey and Swiss Sub package image 
  • Premo Brand Turkey and Swiss Sub label image 
  • Premo Brand Turkey and Swiss Sub package image 

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