According to an article on wsbtv.com, sandwiches that were distributed to Race Trac gas stations in Georgia have been recalled due to the possibility of contamination of Listeria monocytogenes.
The company, Flying Food Group, Inc. has recalled the following products:
- the Chicken Quarter Pounder
- the Chicken Quarter Pounder with Tomatoes
- the Ham Quarter Pounder with Tomatoes
- the American Sub
Flying Food Group Inc. stated that the items in question could have been produced by its Lawrenceville, GA plant, and production at this facility have been suspended at this time pending investigation into the matter.
For more information on the recall, consumers can contact Ellen Pritsker at 312-243-2122 ext. 127 or email@example.com.
Listeria monocytogenes is a bacteria that can be present in ready-to-eat deli meats, refrigerated meat spreads, unpasteurized dairy products, soft cheeses made with milk which has not been pasteurized, smoked seafood, and raw sprouts.
Symptoms of infection may include fever, weakness, vomiting, stiff neck and confusion. The illness can last from days to weeks, and incubation can be 3-70 days. Those especially at risk include the elderly, pregnant women, those with weak immune systems, organ transplant patients, people with diseases such as HIV/AIDS and autoimmune diseases, cancer, liver disease, end-stage kidney disease, diabetes and alcoholism.
Visit FoodSafety.gov for more information.
If you believe you have become ill by a foodborne illness, call Atlanta food poisoning lawyer Ty Wilson for an evaluation of your claim at 1-888-689-5224.