September 6, 2001
La Morenita Recalls Chartwells Thompson Hospitality Sandwiches
Chicago, IL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that La Morenita is
recalling Frozen sandwiches labeled in part as Chartwells Thompson
Hospitality Sandwich, For Institutional Use Only, Dist. by La Morenita, The
Authentic Taste of Mexico, Chicago, IL.
This is the first public notice of
recall issued by the FDA.
PRODUCT AND CODE:
Frozen sandwiches labeled in part Chartwells Thompson Hospitality Sandwich,
For Institutional Use Only, Dist. by La Morenita, The Authentic Taste of
Mexico, Chicago, IL ; the following sandwiches were distributed:
a) F-517-1 item #1108, Turkey Salami, Turket Bologna & Cheese on Lamore
Bread, packed 40 - 4.7 oz sanwiches per case, Net Wt. 11 lbs. 12 oz., UPC
b) F-518-1 item # 1105, Turkey Salami on Hamburger Bun, packed 40 - 5.3 oz.
sandwiches per case, New Wt. 13 lbs. 4 oz., UPC #27232-01105
c) F-519-1 item # 1103, Turkey Bologna on White Bread, packed 40 - 3.8 oz.
sandwiches per case, Net Wt. 9 lbs. 8 oz., UPC #27232-01103
d) F-520-1 item # 1101, Turkey Ham on Wheat Bread, packed 40 - 5.2 oz.
sandwiches per case, Net Wt. 13 lbs., UPC #27232-01101
e) F-521-1 item # 1109, Turkey Roll and Cheese on White Bread, packed 40 -
4.8 oz. sandwiches per case, Net Wt. 12 lbs., UPC #27232-01109
a) item #1108, lots PKD3430, PKD3350, PKD3440
b) item #1105, lots PKD3350, PKD3430
c) item #1103, lots PKD3370, PKD3460
d) item #1101, lots PKD3360, PKD3370, PKD3480
e) item #1109, lots PKD3430, PKD3440
The sandwiches were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
La Morenita, Inc. Chicago, IL
Manufacturer, by press release on 1/26/01.
FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.