Recalled Smoked Salmon – Listeria Lawyer consumer information
The Law Firm’s Listeria Lawyer is monitoring the recall of smoked salmon for Listeria contamination. In a string of smoked salmon recalls, Sam’s Club and GIANT Food Stores are taking several varieties of smoked salmon off of their shelves due to a possible contamination by listeria monocytogens. The Listeria Lawyer at the Law Firm is monitoring this case.
Listeria Lawyer Update – Sam’s Club
In late December, Sam’s Club informed consumers that it was recalling smoked salmon at stores in 42 states and Puerto Rico. Following a request from Tampa Bay Fisheries, Sam’s Club recalled the Smoked Salmon Twin Pack sold since November 14, 2012. This recall includes products sold by the package with UPC 0068826486705 or by the case with UPC 0068826486703 with a lot-sublot-batch number of:
The lot-sublot-batch number can be found on a white sticker located on the back of the package above the UPC barcode.
Listeria Lawyer Update – GIANT Food Stores
GIANT Food Stores has removed three varieties of salmon from sale after internal testing by Ocean Beauty Seafoods revealed the presence of listeria monocytogenes in the product. The following products are included:
- Nathan’s Nova Salmon, 3 o.z., UPC 7303080368, all sell by dates
- Nathan’s Nova Salmon, 8 o.z., UPC 7303080369, all sell by dates
- Lascco Smoked Salmon, 3 o.z., UPC 7284001703, all sell by dates
Listeria Lawyer – Listeria Symptoms
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.