Officials say recall of sandwiches, wraps affects
Fort Drum Shoppettes, Culinary Outpost Kiosk


FORT DRUM, N.Y. (Oct. 3, 2019) – Officials on post have announced a recall of Deli Express sandwiches and Market Sandwich brand products at Fort Drum Shoppettes and the Culinary Outpost Kiosk.

Food manufacturer and distributor E.A. Sween has announced the recall of multiple products produced between Feb. 21 and Sept. 12, 2019, due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that poses a serious health risk to young children, elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.

The contamination was discovered at Tip Top Poultry, Inc., an ingredient supplier to two of E.A. Sween’s suppliers, The Suter Company, Inc., that provides chicken salad products, and Baja Foods LLC, that provides burritos. No products produced by E.A. Sween have tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. As of Oct. 1, the company states there have been no reported illnesses related to this organism.


Products subject to the recall include:

* Deli Express® – Regular Wedge Sandwiches (Chicken Salad, Tuna Salad, Egg Salad)

* Market Sandwich® items:

- Classic Wedge (Ranch Chicken Salad, Albacore Tuna Salad, Dill Egg Salad)

- Mega Wedge (Mega Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad)

- Premium (Everything Bagel, Ranch Chicken Salad, Smoked Ham & Cheese Sub)

- Wraps (Chicken Caesar Wrap, Southwest Style Chicken Salad Wrap, Turkey Club Wrap)

- Artisan Style (Albacore Tuna Salad, Ranch Chicken Salad Sandwich)


A complete list of UPCs and consumer lot codes affected have been provided to retailers and is available by clicking HERE.

Retailers and distributors have been directed to immediately remove the affected products from warehouse inventory and store shelves. Any affected product received after Oct. 8 is saleable.

Consumers who may have purchased any of these items should dispose of them immediately.

If consumers report illness related to the recalled products, they should contact their health care provider. Typical symptoms include diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms, fever, muscle aches, headache, or stiff neck.

Consumers with questions can call the company’s hotline number at 1-800-328-8184 and select #5.


(Fort Drum Public Affairs)