NEW YORK (FOX5NY.COM) - Lipari Foods LLC is voluntarily recalling a brand of pre-made turkey and cheese sandwiches because of the risk of a bacterial contamination that can cause a serious, even fatal, illness.
The company recalled Premo Turkey & Cheese Wedge sandwiches produced on August 8, 2018, and distributed to stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and West Virginia, according to a news release.
Testing showed potential listeria contamination. Listeria infections can very serious and sometimes fatal in young children, frail or older people, and people with weakened immune systems.
Symptoms include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths.
Brand and product: Premo Brand Premo Fresh Turkey & Cheese wedge
Lipari product No.: 915516
Weight: 5 oz
Enjoy by: 08/31/2018
Lot No.: 08201808
If you bought this product, you should not consume it. Instead, discard it or return it to where you purchased it. If you have any questions, you can call Lipari Foods at 800-729- 3354.