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04/14/2012 02:03 EDT | Updated 06/13/2012 05:12 EDT

Deli Chef "Super Loaded Sub" recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

OTTAWA - Deli Chef is recalling its "Super Loaded Sub" because of possible Listeria contamination.

The sandwiches were sold in 330 gram packages bearing the UPC 0 56040 37452 6, an expiry date of May 18, and the Establishment number 318.

They were distributed in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

Listeria bacteria can pose a serious health threat, but so far there have been no reports of illnesses linked to the product.

Listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea.

Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk.