MG Foods is expanding its recall of dozens of sandwiches to include three turkey wraps because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The initial recall was March 10. 

The products were distributed between March 3 and March 5. They were packaged in clear plastic wedges and plastic wrap, according to
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Almost three dozen varieties of sandwiches, some sold at airports, are being recalled because the manufacturer found Listeria monocytogenes on surfaces where the products were being made.

“The products were distributed between March 3 and March 5, and packaged in clear plastic wedges and paper bags. The products were sold
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A Tennessee company is recalling egg salad sandwiches in 21 states in relation to a contaminated production plant and a Listeria outbreak. However, the sandwich company did not include any date codes for the recalled products in its recall notice. 

Great American Deli of Ooltewah, TN, is recalling “#114 Egg
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Grand Strand Sandwich has recalled Lunch Box brand sandwiches because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause listeriosis as long as 70 days after exposure.

No illnesses linked to the recalled items have been reported. On Jan. 3 the firm was notified by Food and Drug Administration that
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Selfridges, London’s high-end department store, and the Hook & Sons organic farm in East Sussex may both face prosecution by the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA), the Daily Mail Online reports. From about December  2011 to April 2012, Selfridges sold unpasteurized milk from vending machines located in its flagship
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On Jan. 25, 2007, Italy formally authorized the sale of raw milk to consumers through automatic vending devices. The decision had its legal basis in the generous interpretation  of a 2004 provision in European Union hygiene law, and followed intense lobbying from farmers and local authorities.

In fact, since 2004,
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A study in Northern Italy found that some unpasteurized milk sold from vending machines contained potentially harmful levels of pathogens and did not meet public health standards.

The Salmonella, Campylobacter jejuni, E. coli O157 and Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map) detected in the milk “pose a clear risk for consumers

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