September 7, 2000Smoked Turkey
Sandwiches Recalled in Five States
WA (SafetyAlerts) - According to a
wire story carried on Yahoo news, Jumbo Foods, of Mukilteo, Wash. has announced a recall of
its "Lunchbox Smoked Turkey Sandwiches" because the product may be contaminated
with Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled sandwiches were sold in convenience stores in Washington, Oregon, Idaho,
Arizona and southern California. They weigh 6 ounces each and have a red-and-blue label
with an expiration date of "Sept. 25".
Symptoms of infection in healthy
individuals include fever, headache, nausea, stomach ache and diarrhea. The bacteria can
cause fatal illness in the very old and very young, however, and has been linked to
miscarriages and stillbirths.
Consumers who bought the sandwiches can return them to the place of purchase for a full
refund. Consumers with questions can call 800-562-6507.
Notice of this product warning was
sent via email to SafeMail
subscribers September 7, 2000.
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