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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 this Class I recall issued by the FDA.

RECALL NUMBER, 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 #27232-01108
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

Codes:
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

REASON:
The sandwiches were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

MANUFACTURER:
La Morenita, Inc. Chicago, IL

RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by press release on 1/26/01.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Complete

DISTRIBUTION:
IL

QUANTITY:
1027 Cases.

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

 
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