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USDA recalls NC-made Bremer frozen meat-stuffed sandwiches

Asheville Citizen Times logo Asheville Citizen Times 4/8/2019 Mackensy Lunsford

A North Carolina company, J & J Snack Foods Handhelds Corp., has recalled nearly 60,000 pounds of frozen, stuffed-sandwich products.

An April 5 report from the United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said the sandwiches may be contaminated with semi-transparent plastic.

The stuffed sandwiches were produced Feb. 19-20. The following products are subject to recall:

  • Nine-ounce carton packages containing two stuffed pepperoni sandwiches with “Bremer Classic Pepperoni Pizza Hot Stuffed Sandwiches,” and best if used by dates of “Aug. 12 2020” or “Aug. 13 2020,” on the label.
  • Nine-ounce carton packages containing two ham and cheese sandwiches with “Bremer Classic Ham and Cheese Hot Stuffed Sandwiches” and best if used by dates of “Aug. 12 2020,” or “Aug. 13 2020,” on the label.
a close up of food: Thousands of stuffed sandwiches have been recalled for possible plastic contamination. © Provided by Gannett Co., Inc. Thousands of stuffed sandwiches have been recalled for possible plastic contamination.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number 27231 inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.               

More: Check your toast: massive recall impacts avocados sold in North Carolina

The problem was discovered when the manufacturer received consumer complaints, though there have been no reports of injury or illness.  

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Kristyn Castellante, Customer Relations Coordinator at 856-532-6611.

This article originally appeared on Asheville Citizen Times: USDA recalls NC-made Bremer frozen meat-stuffed sandwiches

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