LSG Sky Chefs Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. announced recently that it is issuing a voluntary recall for sandwiches containing hummus spread and sold at several 7-Eleven stores around the country, to include:
Approximately 103 Mediterranean Style Chicken with Hummus sandwiches, packaged in the plastic clam shell, net wt. 8 oz., UPC 0 52548 58888 5, were produced and distributed to 7-Eleven stores in Washington, and
Approximately 241 sandwiches containing the Sabra Dipping Company hummus were produced and distributed from the LSG Sky Chefs facilities in San Jose, CA. The company also produced approximately 72 sandwiches from its Las Vegas, NV location.
The hummus spread used in the sandwiches is subject to a national recall issued by Sabra Dipping Company due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Listeria monocytogenes, is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.