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HEALTH Advises Consumers Not To Eat Some Ready-to-Eat Meat and Poultry Products

PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) advises consumers that they should not eat certain foods manufactured by Reichel Foods of Rochester, MN. The products are being voluntarily recalled by Reichel Foods because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The specific products being recalled include:

-5.6-oz. packages of Armour Active Packs Turkey & Cheese Wrap, Package Code 1026090112 or Case Code 27815-17994 -5.6-oz. packages of Armour Active Packs Ham & Cheese Wrap, Package Code 1026090112 or Case Code 27815-17995

The products were produced between July 23, 2012 and July 26, 2012, and have a "sell by" date through Sept. 1, 2012.

Products may have been sold locally at Walmart stores. No illnesses associated with these products have been reported at this time.

Consumers should visit http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/Recall_053_2012_Release/index.asp for more information about this recall.

Symptoms of listeriosis can include high fever, severe headache, stiffness and nausea, or abdominal pain and diarrhea. Anyone who has eaten these products and experiences these symptoms should contact their healthcare provider.

Consumers with questions about this recall may contact Reichel Foods at (866) 372-2609.

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Department or agency: Department of Health

Online: http://www.health.ri.gov

Release date: 08-09-2012

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