Second Packaged Sandwich Listeria Recall

The FDA and CDC have issued a recall of one lot of Premo Brand turkey and cheese wedge-shaped packaged sandwiches. The company sold the sandwiches in 11 states. This is the second sandwich Listeria recall the company has faced in less than a month.

About Listeria

Listeria infection is a foodborne bacterial illness that can be very serious for pregnant women and people with impaired immune systems. Improperly processed deli meats and unpasteurized milk products breed the bacteria. Plus, it can survive refrigeration and even freezing. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms. This includes high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. However, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. Listeria causes listeriosis, which infects 1,600 people and kills about 260 in the United States each year.

Another Sandwich Listeria Recall

There is a recall of Premo Brand turkey and cheese wedge sandwiches. The sandwich Listeria recall affects those produced and packaged by JLM due to potential contamination of Listeria. JLM produced the sandwiches on August 8, 2018, and distributed to food service and retail stores throughout Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.

Brand Product Lipari Product # Weight Enjoy By Date Lot # UPC
Premo Brand Turkey & Cheese Wedge 915516 5 OZ 08/31/2018 08201808 612510002018

This second sandwich Listeria recall comes after the FDA performed environmental testing after the first one and discovered more listeria contaminations. The initial recall targeted Premo Brand turkey and Swiss subs in a July 28 recall. Currently, the FDA nor CDC have received illness reports.

Help after a Listeria Infection

When you experience side effects from severe food poisoning, it can have devastating effects on your entire life. A verdict or settlement could also provide compensation for your injuries and damages. The Michael Brady Lynch Firm is currently accepting Listeria infection injury cases in all 50 states. Therefore, if you or somebody you know was injured by an outbreak of Listeria poisoning, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation.

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