August 13, 2007: 7500 Sandwiches Recalled Because of Possible Listeria Contamination

On August 10, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release announcing the recall of 7500 sandwiches manufactured by IFS Inc. of South Elgin, Illinois...

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The sandwiches are sold in vending machines and stores and may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled products are: Buffalo Chicken Sandwich PLU #3707, Cuban Sandwich PLU #3795, Asiago Italian PLU #3770. The sandwiches, which were in plastic wrappers and display an expiration date of 073007, were being sold in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

According to the FDA, Listeria contamination was found during routine product sampling. The sandwiches currently are not being manufactured or distributed by IFS, Inc., and the source of the contamination is being investigated, also according to the FDA.

Symptoms of the Listeria food poisoning include fever, muscle aches, and, occasionally, nausea or diarrhea. If infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms such as headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, or convulsions can occur. The disease primarily affects pregnant women, newborns, the elderly, and adults with weakened immune systems.

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