Texas Firm Recalls Ready-To-Eat Products
July 24, 2014
U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) performed a routine check and discovered that there may be a possible contamination of the ready-to-eat sandwiches and wraps with Listeria monocytogenes which can cause listeriosis, a serious infection.
USDA Official Description
Great American Marketing, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 475 pounds of FSIS and FDA-regulated, ready-to-eat products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
7.4 ounce plastic-covered tray packages containing Chicken Caesar Wraps.
8.1 ounce plastic-covered tray packages containing Club Wraps.
10.5 ounce plastic-covered tray packages containing Ham and Cheddar Premium sandwiches.
10.5 ounce plastic-covered tray packages containing Turkey & Swiss Premium sandwiches.
If you have purchased this product and put it in your freezer for future use, FSIS and the company advise you to reheat the product until steaming hot. If you have consumed the product and are a person in the higher-risk categories (older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, or pregnant) and begin to experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating the contaminated food should, you are advised to seek medical care and tell the health care provider about eating the contaminated product and the recall.