Knott's Fine Foods of Paris, TN, is recalling its 3-ounce chicken salad sandwiches with an expiration date of 1/29/13 and earlier. The sandwiches have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled products were distributed in West Tennessee, Western Kentucky and North Mississippi in 35 retail stores.
The product comes in a 3-ounce black wedge with clear plastic film closure. UPC code is 0-11984-01132-6. All expiration dates 1/29/13 and earlier are being recalled. The expiration date is located on an orange sticker on the clear film of the package.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 1 – 3 ounce chicken salad sandwich. No other Knott's Foods products were found to be affected.
Production has been suspended a investigation of the source of the problem continues.
Consumers who have purchased the product should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-731-642-1961 Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm CST.