Listeria Concerns Prompt Recall Of Salmon Products Distributed In Texas

SEATTLE (December 15, 2012)--Ocean Beauty Seafoods has announced a precautionary recall of two cold-smoked salmon products because of possible Listeria contamination.

The products were distributed Texas and 11 other states.

The recalled products are the 3-ounce Nathan's Brand Cold Smoked Atlantic Salmon and the 4-ounce Lascco Cold Smoked Nova Atlantic Salmon.

They products were distributed to retailers and distribution centers in Texas and in Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey and New York.

The Lascco salmon has a universal product code, or UPC, of 0 72840 01751 7.

The Nathan's salmon has a UPC of 0 73030 80368 2.

The products are vacuum-packed in a plastic pouch on a foil board. The pack code 285 is printed on the back panel.

No illnesses have been reported.

Listeria can lead to severe illness for women who are pregnant or people who have a weakened immune system.

Ocean Beauty said internal testing by the company revealed the presence of Listeria in samples of the specific packages noted above.


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