HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hundreds of thousands of pounds of recalled deli meat sold at Walmart do not appear to have made their way on to store shelves in the islands. Hawaii News Now checked with Walmart stores on Oahu and the neighbor islands and found that island stores either do not sell deli meats or do not carry the recalled brand.
Zemco Industries recalled 380,000 pounds of deli meats because of possible listeria contamination.The products were sold at Walmart stores nationwide under the "Marketside Grab and Go" brand. The recall includes various meats with "use by" dates ranging from August 20 to September 10, 2010.
So far, there have been no reports of illness.
The products subject to recall include:
* 25.5-pound cases of "Marketside Grab and Go Sandwiches BLACK FOREST HAM With Natural Juices Coated with Caramel Color" with the number 17800 1300.
* 28.49-pound cases of "Marketside Grab and Go Sandwiches HOT HAM, HARD SALAMI, PEPPERONI, SANDWICH PEPPERS" with the number 17803 1300.
* 32.67-pound cases of "Marketside Grab and Go Sandwiches VIRGINIA BRAND HAM With Natural Juices, MADE IN NEW YORK, FULLY COOKED BACON, SANDWICH PICKLES, SANDWICH PEPPERS" with the number 17804 1300.
* 25.5-pound cases of "Marketside Grab and Go Sandwiches ANGUS ROAST BEEF Coated with Caramel Color" with the number 17805 1300.
The packages also bear vendor number "398412808" and the USDA mark of inspection. The meat products were produced on various dates from June 18 to July 2, 2010.