Sandwiches, snacks made in North Carolina are subject of recall

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GOLDSBORO, N.C. – Snacks and sandwiches made in North Carolina are the subject of a current recall, according to WRAL-TV.

SunBurst Foods of Goldsboro issued a recall notice Sunday for various sandwich, fruit and snack products.

The products being recalled are sold under the Fresh Bites and other private labels in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia.

The company said the food may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes the infection listeriosis.

It is one of the most virulent food-borne pathogens, with 20 to 30 percent of clinical infections resulting in death.

Read more: WRAL-TV