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July 5, 2000

Grand Strand Sandwich Company Recalls Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

Longs, SC (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Grand Strand Sandwich Company is conducting a recall of certain Pimento Cheese Sandwiches because the products are contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Pimento Cheese Sandwiches, packaged in 4-ounce black flexible plastic.

Recall #F- 575-0. Class I

Sell by dates of 2-18-00 through 03-01-00.

Grand Strand Sandwich Company, Longs, South Carolina.

Manufacturer, by visit on February 21, 2000. Firm-initiated recall complete. This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

North Carolina and South Carolina.

Approximately 2,262 sandwiches were distributed; firm estimates none remain on the market.

Product may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers July 5, 2000.

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