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Lunch Box brand Sandwiches Recalled for Listeria (US/NC, SC)

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Press Release | Wed January 09, 2019, 10:57 AM EST


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Grand Strand Sandwich has recalled Lunch Box brand sandwiches because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause listeriosis as long as 70 days after exposure.

No illnesses linked to the recalled items have been reported. On Jan. 3 the firm was notified by Food and Drug Administration that swabs they collected from the meat slicing area on Dec. 11, 2018, tested positive for the bacteria.

The recalled products are:

PRODUCT SIZE UPC JULIAN DATES
Italian Subs 7 oz package 0 67068 12222 8 35218
Ham & Swiss Croissants 5 oz package 0 67068 21217 2 34618
Ham & Cheese 4.5oz package 0 67068 12110 8 34618

Grand Strand Sandwich distributed the recalled products from Dec. 17, 2018, through Jan. 4, 2019. The sandwiches were packaged in clear plastic and sold primarily in convenience stores and vending machines.

Region: US/North Carolina and South Carolina.

Details: Consumers with questions may contact Kirk McCumbee at 1-843-399-2999 Monday – Thursday 8AM - 4PM, Friday from 8AM - 3PM EST.

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Press Release | Wed January 09, 2019, 10:57 AM EST


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