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Cold Smoked Salmon Recalled – Listeria – Voluntary Recall

Delifish S.A. Cold Smoked Salmon Recalled for potential contamination with Listeria – this recall affects several Delifish S.A. products. Though no complaints or illnesses have yet been reported, the product has been found to potentially contain Listeria monocytogenes.  Listeria causes flu-like symptoms and includes fever, body ache, headaches, stiffness in the neck, loss of balance, disorientation, and diarrhea. Symptoms usually arise twenty-four hours after ingestion.  Pregnant women are especially at risk, as ingestion of Listeria can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery, and a possible life-threatening infection of the newborn.

The potentially contaminated products were distributed throughout the U.S., including Texas, manufactured between September 5, 2012 and October 17, 2012, and produced from lots 249 through 291. The following brand names, lots 249-291, are suspected of potential contamination:

  • Black Bear of the Forest Smoked Salmon, 1 lb. (UPC # 810230000493)
  • Einstein Darn Good, 4 oz. (UPC # 099892315200)
  • Food Service Cold Smoked Salmon Trim, 1 lb.
  • Food Service Whole Smoked Side, 3-5 lb.
  • HEB Smoked Salmon, 4 oz. (UPC # 041220630417)
  • Royal Fjord Sliced Smoked Salmon Loin, 12-14 oz. (Item # 42925)
  • Royal Fjord Smoked Toppers, 6 oz. (UPC # 810230000561)
  • Silver Source Smoked Salmon Foodservice, 2-3 lb.

The Merman Law Firm recommends that consumers avoid eating these products.  Though this cold smoked salmon recall is voluntary and no complaints have yet been reported, Listeria can cause serious illness and complications. If you or someone you know has contracted Listeria after eating the above listed products.