Prepared Sandwiches Were Just Recalled in at Least 5 U.S. States

Updated: Jun. 11, 2024

Travelers and meal delivery subscribers may want to pay attention for food poisoning symptoms from any of 25 products sold at convenience stores and through vending machines.

On the road, there are times those paper- or cellophane-wrapped ready-to-eat sandwiches in the convenience store chilled case or under the heat lamp seem to be the only option. On Tuesday, June 11, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published an alert that if you’ve experienced symptoms after purchasing this category of food as far back as last year, that may have been due to a listeriosis infection.

Western Ohio-based Classic Delight LLC has issued a voluntary recall of more than two dozen such sandwiches “after environmental samples tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.” The Cleveland Clinic says processed meats are among the top hosts of food borne Listeria exposure, which can result in symptoms such as, but not limited to, fever, chills, diarrhea, confusion, muscle aches, and more. The onset of these symptoms “usually takes one to two weeks, but it can be as short as a couple of days or as long as three months,” the Cleveland Clinic says.

The affected products include the following, accompanied by what the FDA lists as identifying codes—including one branded under the as-seen-on-television diet food brand, Nutrisystem:

  • 7060 Classic Delight Twin Chili Cheese Dog
  • 514713 Wakefield Charbroiled Cheeseburger
  • 311 Classic Delight Turkey Ham and Cheese Sub
  • 551697 Wakefield Ham Cheddar Pretzel Croissant
  • 314 Classic Delight Turkey Cheese Sub
  • 648899 Wakefield Chorizo Egg Ciabatta
  • 6731 Classic Delight Turkey Cheese Round
  • 806604 Wakefield Ham Egg Cheese Muffin
  • 6757 Classic Delight Twin Breaded Chicken Sliders
  • 806612 Wakefield Ham Egg Cheese Croissant
  • 7626 Classic Delight Breaded Chicken Waffle
  • 806620 Wakefield Bacon Egg and Cheese Bagel
  • 806638 Wakefield Sausage Egg and Cheese Biscuit
  • 176586 Wakefield Pretzel Bacon Angus Cheeseburger
  • 806646 Wakefield Sausage Egg and Cheese Muffin
  • 176594 Wakefield Southern Chicken Biscuit
  • 806653 Wakefield Bacon Cheeseburger
  • 195263 Wakefield Spicy Hawaiian Sliders
  • 806661 Wakefield Blazin Chicken
  • 514711 Wakefield Bacon Egg and Cheese Bagel
  • 806679 Wakefield Charbroiled Cheeseburger
  • 514712 Wakefield Sausage Egg and Cheese Biscuit
  • 806687 Wakefield Chicken and Cheese
  • 942821 Wakefield Sausage Egg Pancake

The FDA’s alert states that the affected foods were shipped to distributors located in Arkansas, California, Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas. It’s not clear whether the products were distributed beyond those points, except that the alert states the foods “may end up in food service distribution, convenience stores and vending.” It’s said the products were produced between May 11, 2023 and June 6, 2024.

The alert adds that if you’ve purchased any of these products, either discard or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Contact information published for Classic Delight LLC is (419)-300-3202 or [email protected].

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