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Turkey and Cheese Sandwiches Recalled due to Listeria
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.