Listeria concerns prompt recall of more than 400 sandwiches and other snacks


The products, made by Fresh Ideation Food Group. Of Baltimore, were sold in vending machines. And retail locations across the Eastern Seaboard, the Food and Drug Administration said.
A manufacturer that supplies ready-made entrees. And snacks across many states has recalled more. Than 400 products over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

Listeria concerns prompt recall of more than 400 sandwiches and other snacks

According to the Food and Drug Administration. Products made by Fresh Ideation Food Group. Include breakfast sandwiches, salads, wraps, fruit cups and parfaits. Fresh Ideation Food Group is a Baltimore-based company. That supplies individually packaged and bulk-packaged food. Products to many states along the Eastern Seaboard, its website says.

The company did not immediately respond to NBC News’ request for comment Monday. But an automated message on its customer service line provided few details.

“During routine monitoring of our facility, we determined. That Listeria may be present in the facility,” the message said. “Out of an plenty of caution we have recalled. All products manufactured during this investigation.”

The affected product has a fresh or sell-by date from January 31 to February 6, the message said.

In Connecticut, the District of Columbia. Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia.

According to the Mayo Clinic website, listeria is a foodborne bacterial illness. That is commonly contracted from eating improperly processed. Deli meats and unpasteurized milk products. The bacteria rarely affects healthy adults and children but can cause serious side. Effects in pregnant people, their babies, immunocompromised people and adults over 65.

The Mayo Clinic recommends monitoring for symptoms such as fever, muscle aches. Nausea or diarrhea after eating contaminated food.

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