October 5, 2001E.A. Sween Company Recalls Deli Express
Deli Style Stacker Sandwich
Eden Prairie, MN (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that E.A. Sween Company is
Deli Express Deli
Style Stacker Sandwich, Net Wt. 4.6 Oz.
This is the first public notice of
recall issued by the FDA.
PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-585-1, Deli Express Deli Style Stacker Sandwich, Net Wt. 4.6 Oz.,
Lot 410811 According to the firm's distribution system, a "sell by" date is
placed on individual (single-sandwich) packages of the product using a
stick-on label "gun" when the packages are distributed to convenience
stores. At the time the product is delivered to a convenience store, it is
placed in a refrigerated display. The sell-by date placed on individual
packages is thirty days after the product is removed from frozen storage and
placed in refrigerated storage at the store. As a result, there could be
various "sell by" dates on the recalled sandwiches.
The Department of Defense determined that the product was contaminated with
E.A. Sween Company Eden Prairie, MN
"Account Managers" (delivery people) and their superiors (district managers
and regional managers) in the chain of command were notified by voice mail
FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
13,860 sandwiches .