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Lipari Foods Issues Recall of Various Wedge Deli Sandwiches Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes

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Summary

Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
Company Name:
Lipari Foods, LLC
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Premo, Fresh Grab
Product Description:
Product Description
Wedge Sandwiches

Company Announcement

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.

Expanded Recall


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
Customer Service
800-729-3354
Media:
Michelle Berger
586-447-3500 ext. 9619
Michelle_Berger@liparifoods.com

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