Grand Strand Sandwich is recalling Lunch Box Italian Subs,Lunch Box Ham & Swiss Croissants and Lunch Box Ham & Cheese Frozen Wedges due to a potential contamination ofListeria monocytogenes.Listeria monocytogenes,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,aListeria monocytogenesinfection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

On January 3,2019 the firm was notified by FDA that the swabs they collected from the meat slicing area on December 11,2018 test positive forListeria monocytogenes.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Products affected are:

Product Size UPC Julian Dates
Italian Subs 7 oz package 0 67068 12222 8 35218
Ham & Swiss Croissants 5 oz package 0 67068 21217 2 34618
Ham & Cheese 4.5oz package 0 67068 12110 8 34618

The products were distributed between December 17,2018 until January 4,2019.These products were packaged in clear plastic and sold primarily in convenience stores and vending machines located in the States of: North Carolina and South Carolina.