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Packaged sandwiches sold in Michigan recalled for Listeria concerns

Two of the sandwiches included in Lipari recall. (FDA)
Two of the sandwiches included in Lipari recall. (FDA) (WDIV)

DETROIT – Several types of packaged sandwiches sold in Michigan from a Warren-based company are being recalled due to potential Listeria contamination.

Lipari Foods has issued a voluntary recall expansion of additional Premo and Fresh Grab 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, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Here’s a list of products:

Recalled products from Lipari Foods.
Recalled products from Lipari Foods. (WDIV)

This recall was brought to our attention by JLM, who is expanding their recent recall to include additional sandwiches due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported in relation to this recall.

Lipari Foods began shipping this product on January 3, 2020.

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 Call: 800-729-3354, 8:15 am – 4:30 pm, EST, Monday through Friday.

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