May 26, 2005
(1010 WINS) FRANKLIN SQUARE, Long Island Sausage sold by a Long Island deli is being recalled after routine tests discovered listeria in them. T-and-F Italian Deli and Pork Store on Hemptead Turnpike in Franklin Square announced today that the bacteria was found in their hot sopressata. The recall affects sopressata sold between April 28th and May 24th.
Listeria can cause flu-like symptoms. It can be especially dangerous to pregnant women and people with compromised immune systems. The deli says no illnesses have been reported.
The deli has stopped making the sopressata until they determine the source of the problem.