February 9, 2000E.A. Sween Company Recalls
Contaminated Deli Express Ham & Swiss on Rye Sandwiches
Eden Prairie, MO (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that E.A. Sween Company is recalling Deli Express Ham
& Swiss on Rye Sandwiches because the product was contaminated with Listeria
The recalled sandwiches are product
#122, with a net weight of 4.4 ounces and can be identified by the code of 593265 printed
on the product packages followed by various sell by dates.
According to FDA, 11,580 sandwiches
were distributed nationwide. The firm estimated that less than 25% of product
remained on market at time of recall initiation.
This Class I recall
was initiated by E.A. Sween by voice mail and letter faxed on January 7, 2000. This
is the first public notice issued by the FDA. The FDA considers this recall to be
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #F-092-0
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