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Quick Café and Take Away Café Egg Salad Sandwich Listeria Food Poisoning Lawsuit

Greencore, USA is now recalling approximately 550 pounds of Quick Café and Take Away Café egg salad sandwiches because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The sandwiches in question contain eggs manufactured by Michael Inc., which were the subject of a previous recall due to possible contamination with listeria. Consumers who may have purchased Quick Café or Take Away Café egg salad sandwiches included in this recall have been advised to discard them immediately or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Free Quick Café and Take Away Café Egg Salad Sandwich Listeria Food Poisoning Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been severely sickened after consuming Quick Café or Take Away Café egg salad sandwiches included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer and we can help.

What’s the problem?

February 3, 2012 – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that Greencore, USA is recalling the following products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes:

  • 7.66 oz Take Away Café Egg salad sandwiches with the Sell by date of 1/25/12 though 2/7/12. Barcode UPC : 745466128195
  • 5.68 oz Quick Café Egg salad Wedge with an Enjoy by date of 1/22/12 through 2/4/12. Barcode UPC: 073508830042

These sandwiches were produced starting January 18th, 2012, and subsequently distributed to retail stores in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. The problem was discovered when Greencore was notified by supplier Michael Foods Egg Products Co. that its hard-cooked eggs were possibly contaminated with listeria, and that the company had initiated a nationwide recall. Quick Café and Take Away Café sandwiches contain the recalled eggs. To date, there have been no illnesses reported in connection with this recall.

Listeria Food Poisoning (Listeriosis)

According to the Mayo Clinic, Listeriosis is a rare but serious foodborne illness caused by eating foods contaminated with the Listeria monocytogenes bacterium. Infection can be particularly dangerous for pregnant women, the elderly, and those with compromised immune systems. Most cases of listeriosis in otherwise healthy people are so mild that they may go unnoticed. However, in certain cases, a listeria infection can lead to extremely serious complications including generalized blood infections (septicemia) and inflammation of the membranes and fluid surrounding the brain (meningitis). Additionally, listeriosis can have a disastrous effect on an unborn baby. If it is contracted early on in pregnancy, the illness may lead to miscarriage. If it occurs later in pregnancy, a listeria infection may lead to still birth, premature birth or a fatal infection in the baby after birth. Signs and symptoms of listeria food poisoning may include (but are not limited to):

  • fever
  • stiff neck
  • confusion
  • weakness
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea (which may or may not be bloody)

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Free Quick Café and Take Away Café Egg Salad Sandwich Listeria Food Poisoning Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with listeria food poisoning after consuming Quick Café or Take Away Café egg salad sandwiches included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a Listeria food poisoning suit and we can help.

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