Certain Longo's brand chicken gyros wrap sandwiches containing chicken recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Starting date:
October 2, 2019
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning
Subcategory:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Longo Brothers Fruit Market Inc.
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
13634

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, October 2, 2019 - The food recall warning issued on September 30, 2019 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Longo's is recalling chicken gyros wrap sandwiches from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination of the chicken used to make these products.  Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have the recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Who is affected

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Background

This recall was triggered by test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing the recalled products from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Longo's Chicken Gyros Wraps (cold protein case) NA All codes up to and including BB OCT 04, 2019 NA
Longo's Chicken Gyros Wraps with two sides NA All codes up to and including BB OCT 04, 2019 NA

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