WASHINGTON – Kabob’s Acquisition Inc., Lake City, Georgia, launched a recall of approximately 5,946 lbs. of Monte Cristo sandwiches which included a non-meat ingredient that was recalled due to contamination by Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), the US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced May 10.

The Monte Cristo sandwiches, which are turkey, ham and cheese on French toast, were produced from May 1, 2014, through February 1, 2017.

The problem was discovered when Kabob’s Acquisition Inc., was notified by its French toast ingredient supplier, that the French toast used in the sandwiches was recalled due to potential Lm contamination.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 13.25-lb. bulk cases containing 200 “Kabobs MONTE CRISTO TURKEY BREAST, HAM AND CHEESE SANDWICH” in shrink wrapped plastic trays and bearing case codes: PM14E27, PM14H14, PM14J10, PM14E01, PM14E12, PM14E13, PM15C26, PM15E06, PM15G23, PM14L18, PM15A08, PM15C26, PM15K20, PM16B08, PM16B09, PM16F22, PM16F24, and PM17B01.


The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-6640” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to institutional locations in Georgia and South Carolina.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.