Aristo Cuisine is recalling certain Circle K / Couche Tard Sandwiches from the marketplace because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The recalled products have been sold in Quebec, Canada, and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories, according to the recall notice posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Recalled products:

Circle K / Couche TardChicken Salad Club Sandwich (white)255 g8 74111 00969 2Best Before:08-OCT-2022
Circle K / Couche TardHam Salad Club Sandwich (white)265 g8 74111 00970 8Best Before:08-OCT-2022

As of the posting of this recall, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Consumers should check to see if they have recalled products. They should not consume, serve, use, sell, or distribute recalled products. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.

About Listeria infections
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still cause serious and sometimes life-threatening infections. Anyone who has eaten any recalledproduct and developed symptoms of Listeria infection should seek medical treatment and tell their doctors about the possible Listeria exposure.

Also, anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products should monitor themselves for symptoms during the coming weeks because it can take up to 70 days after exposure to Listeria for symptoms of listeriosis to develop. 

Symptoms of Listeria infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache, and neck stiffness. Specific laboratory tests are required to diagnose Listeria infections, which can mimic other illnesses. 

Pregnant women, the elderly, young children, and people such as cancer patients who have weakened immune systems are particularly at risk of serious illnesses, life-threatening infections, and other complications. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, their infections can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.

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