Jumbo Foods Inc. recalled 762 Lunchbox Smoked Turkey Sandwiches with an expiry date 092500 due to a potential health risk.
The sandwiches, weighing six ounces each and bearing a red and blue label, may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a harmful bacteria that can cause serious infections in young children, frail or elderly people and people with a compromised immune system. Side effects in healthy individuals may include short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The sandwiches were distributed to convenience stores and military installations in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
Consumers are asked to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Contact Jumbo Foods, Inc. at 1-800-562-6507.