Division of Food, Drugs and Dairies


LANDSHIRE TURKEY AND CHEESE ROLL RECALL

Landshire Inc. of Belleville, Illinois, is recalling its turkey and cheese roll sandwich because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The sandwiches were distributed in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. The product was sold primarily to convenience stores, schools, vending companies, institutions/food services and other retail establishments (e.g., taverns, golf courses, etc.).

The sandwich label reads "Landshire Supreme Turkey & Cheese Roll." This is a prepackaged, individually wrapped (clear plastic) sandwich weighing 6.30 ounces, UPC code 97488-00003. The sandwiches involved in the recall have a batch date of either 2410, 2490 or 2550. The batch date is printed in purple ink on the back of the package.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Consumers who have purchased the product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact the company at 800-468-3354.





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