Sandwiches Recalled Due to Listeria Contamination

Posted on October 24, 2011

Prepackaged sandwich products are being recalled by Nike All-American sandwiches after it was discovered they may be potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to recent news sources.

The sandwiches affected by this recall are distributed by Landshire Inc., based in St. Louis, Missouri. They are 7.25 ounces each, with a UPC code of 0 9748801741 5. A lot number of 11 237 6 is imprinted on the label.

The sandwiches in question were reportedly sold exclusively in Alaska.

No illnesses have been reported, but individuals should not consume this product. Listeria monocytogenes is a bacteria that can cause severe and in some cases life-threatening infections in some people. Especially at risk are young children, pregnant women, the elderly, and those with compromised immune systems. Common symptoms in healthy individuals include headache, nausea, stiffness, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and high fever. Listeria infection may cause miscarriage or stillbirth in pregnant women.

As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer, I know that there many rules and regulations that most food and product manufacturers must abide by. Even so, mistakes can and will be made. The product defect lawyer at our law firm hopes that you or your loved will not be affected by food-borne illness. If you or anyone you know has been affected by food contamination we encourage them to seek medical attention right away so things do not get any worse.

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