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September 7, 2000

Smoked Turkey Sandwiches Recalled in Five States

Mukilteo, 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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