CFS Operating Ltd. is recalling 4219 units of Cloud’s Tuna Salad Sandwiches and Egg Salad Sandwiches because they may be infected with Listeria monocytogenes, which is an organism that can cause serious infections in children, elderly people, and those with weak immune systems and may even cause death. For healthy adults the infection may cause high fevers, headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. For women that are pregnant the infection can cause miscarriages and stillborns.
The sandwiches were available in convenience stores in East Texas, West Louisiana, and Southwest Arkansas. The problem was discovered when FDA officials during normal sampling and inspections.
These sandwiches are labeled with “Cloud’s Tuna Salad” and “Cloud’s Egg Salad” located on the product label. The product was packaged in flexible plastic film and plastic wedges. Recalled products are as follows:
Cloud’s Tuna Salad Sandwich on White Bread, 5 oz., date code 62607-72507
Cloud’s Egg Salad Sandwich on White Bread, 5 oz., date code 41907-72507
So far no illnesses have been reported to CFS. The company is working with the FDA to rectify the problem.
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