Marengo Company Recalling Sandwiches

MARENGO, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A Marengo company is recalling about 230 pounds of chicken, pork, and beef products produced without federal inspection, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Pride of Iowa Sandwiches, in Marengo, can produce tens of thousands of sandwiches each day that often arrive in stores, schools, work sites, disaster areas and prisons.

The Pride of Iowa Sandwiches ready-to-eat products were produced on November 2 and 6. The following products are subject to the recall:

  • 11.2-oz. clam shell packages of "Deli Fresh CAESAR SALAD" with "FRESH THRU" dates through 11/13.
  • 6.2-oz. tray packages of "Deli Fresh SOUTHWEST CHICKEN FAJITA TOMATO BASIL WRAP" with "FRESH THRU" dates through 11/16.
  • 8.5-oz. tray packages of "Deli Fresh BBQ/BACON/CREAM CHEESE ROAST BEEF ON JALAPENO CHEESE WRAP" with "FRESH THRU" dates through 11/16.
  • 6.3-oz. tray packages of "Deli Fresh RANCH CHICKEN FAJITA SPINACH WRAP" with "FRESH THRU" dates through 11/16.
  • 7.8-oz. tray packages of "Deli Fresh BISCUITS & GRAVY" with "FRESH THRU" dates through 11/16.

The FSIS said the products in the recall do not bear the USDA federal mark of inspection and were shipped to retail vending machine locations in Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

The agency said there have been no confirmed reports of bad reactions to eating the products, but anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

Those who have purchased the above products should not consume them. The products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.


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