Listeria fears prompts Houston company to recall packaged food

April 10, 2019

A Houston company has recalled several thousand pounds of meat, poultry wraps and salads because of a possible listeria contamination, federal officials said.

Great American Marketing, Inc., on Tuesday recalled more than 3,300 pounds of ready-to-eat products after a processing area inside the 1224 Post Oak facility tested positive for L. monocytogenes, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service news release.

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There have been no reports of illness from those who may have eaten the products, which were produced from March 27 to April 8, officials said.

The products range from Caesar salads and wraps to chef salads to club wraps with the establishment number “EST. 31680” or “P-31680” inside the USDA’s mark of inspection, according to the news release.

Listeriosis can cause diarrhea, fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions.

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