Recall of Vending Machine Sandwiches Begs the Question: Why Even Risk It?
If you have ever resorted to eating a sandwich out of a vending machine then you know the risks. Or at least you should. And it begs the question: How long has it been sitting in there?
With that, a recall has been issued for 231 pounds of chicken, pork and beef products that include vending machine items.
Pride of Iowa Sandwiches, Inc.of Marengo, Iowa is recalling the products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
The ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken, pork and beef wrap items were produced on Nov. 2 and 6, 2017. The following products are subject to 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.
These items were shipped to retail vending machine locations in Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.