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Albertsons Stores in Louisiana and Randalls in Texas Voluntarily Recall Dietz & Watson Longhorn Roast Beef Sandwich in Cooperation with MDS Foods' Recall of Dietz & Watson Colby Jack Cheese Due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In cooperation with MDS Foods' recall of Dietz & Watson Colby Jack cheese that may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, Albertsons stores in Louisiana and Randalls stores in Texas are voluntarily recalling Dietz & Watson Longhorn Roast Beef Sandwiches.

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The sandwich is made with Colby Jack cheese, which was recalled by MDS Foods. The sandwich is packaged in a clear clam shell container and is sold from the deli department. The sandwich's UPC code is 2-15469 00000 and has a Sell Thru Date of February 19, 2017. The code and date are printed on the scale label.

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.

No illnesses or injuries have been reported in association with the Albertsons and Randalls recall. The recall has been issued out of an abundance of caution.

Customers are asked to discard the product or return it to their local store for a full refund. Customers who have questions about the recall can contact Albertsons and Randalls anytime at 1-877-723-3929. Customers can also contact MDS Foods Customer Service at (330) 879-9780, extension 105, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.

CONTACT:
Andrew Whelan
925-226-5720
Andrew.Whelan@albertsons.com       

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