Listeria Sandwich Recall Expanded

Landshire of St. Louis, Missouri is expanding its recent Nike Sandwich recall to include the addition of the Nike Super Poor Boy Sandwich, as well as increased production dates for the Nike All-American Sandwich, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just announced. The recall and expanded recall are the result of a potential contamination with the <"">Listeria.

The Landshire Nike All-American
Landshire Nike Super Poor Boy
sandwiches have been included in the expanded recall and bear production lot codes from
11 237 6 through 11 285 6 The lot number is printed in black ink on the side or back of the individual packaged sandwich. The 237 indicates the beginning Julian date and 285 indicates the ending Julian date of the lot numbers involved in the recall.

The Nike All-American sandwiches were distributed nationwide at convenience stores, wholesale food distributors, and retail supermarkets. The sandwich being recalled is the Landshire Nike All-American and Landshire Nike Super Poor Boy, which are both pre-packaged and individually wrapped. The sandwich weight is 7.25 ounces (206 grams).

The Nike All-American UPC is 0 9748801741 5 and the Nike Super Poor Boy UPC is 0 9748800001 1. The Nike Super Poor Boy sandwich may also be sold in a 2- and 8-count pack. The 2-count pack Nike Super Poor Boy UPC is 0 9748800765 2 and the 8-count pack Nike Super Poor Boy UPC is 0 9748800712 6.

We previously wrote that Landshire recalled 1,751 cases of its Nike All-American sandwich over Listeria concerns. That prior recall included the Landshire Nike All-American, a pre-packaged, individually wrapped, white package sandwich that weighs 7.25 ounces (206 grams) and bears UPC 0 9748801741 5 and lot number of 11 237 6. The lot number is printed in black ink on the side or back of the package; the sandwiches were distributed nationwide at retail supermarkets. More details on the original recall can be accessed on our site at:

Consumers are urged to return the recalled sandwiches to the place of purchase for a full refund. Landshire may be reached, toll-free, at 1.800.468.3354.

The Listeria monocytogenes pathogen can lead to the listeriosis infection, which is potentially fatal and can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness, abdominal cramps and pain, diarrhea, and nausea, especially in those with weakened immune systems, infants, and the elderly. Vulnerable populations, such as the developing fetus, can suffer serious central nervous system problems. The infection can prompt premature births, or the death of the fetus via miscarriages and stillbirths.

Pregnant women are 20 times likelier to become infected. Listeriosis can also lead to hearing loss or brain damage in newborns, and can prompt neurological effects and cardio respiratory failure in adults.

Although no illnesses have been reported in connection with the Nike sandwich recalls, it is important to bear in mind that Listeria has an unusually long incubation period that can extend as long as two months. Also, making this pathogen different than other foodborne pathogens, Listeria thrives in cold temperatures.

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