Great American Deli Egg Salad Sandwich Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Great American Deli Egg Salad Sandwich Recall [US]Great American Deli, an Ooltewah, Tennessee establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of ready-to-eat Great American Deli branded Egg Salad Sandwiches from the American marketplace due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/qojs30q5cLd

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/great-american-deli-announces-product-recall-due-possible-listeria-contamination

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following ready-to-eat Egg Salad Sandwiches are subject to this recall:

  • Great American Deli branded #114 Egg Salad Sandwiches, sold in 4.8 pre-wrapped packages with a batch/lot of 19094, 19107, 19129, 19155, 19158, 19218, 19237, 19259, 19274, 19297, 19304, 19310, 19322 or 19336 and a UPC of 7-41431-00114-2

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FDA, Great American Deli has recalled certain batch/lots of ready-to-eat Great American Deli branded Egg Salad Sandwiches from the American marketplace due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Sandwiches identified above.

This notification was initiated as a knock-on recall from Great American Deli’ primary supplier Knott’s Fine Foods, a company that reportedky used Eggs supplied by Almark Foods, a Gainesville, Georgia establishment, because Almark Foods supplied certain lots of Eggs that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. These Eggs are thought to be the source of an ongoing Listeria monocytogenes foodborne illness investigation.

Affected Egg Salad Sandwiches could have been delivered in the following states through convenience stores, micro markets and vending machines: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Egg Salad Sandwiches, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Sandwiches to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Egg Salad Sandwiches, please search for “egg” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Great American Deli, toll-free at 1-800-343-1327 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Great American Deli, please search for “Great American” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 12463-2019
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