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Smoked Salmon Recall Due to Possible Contamination

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I ♥ NY FISH brand IMPERIAL-EUROPEAN STYLE SMOKED SALMON is being recalled by NY Fish Inc. out of Brooklyn NY. In its press release today the FDA said the smoked salmon may possibly be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

According to the CDC, Listeria monocytogenes is a bacteria that occurs in soil and water. While it does not pose a threat to humans with a healthy immune system, people with a weakened immune system can become deathly ill with just a mild exposure to the bacteria.

This recall includes the 3 oz., 8 oz., 16 oz., and whole sides (“to be weighed at time of sale”) vacuum packed packages. The packages were shipped to retailers and distributors in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Washington, and California, but were also found here in Florida.

The product is packed sliced or whole sides on aluminum coated cardboard in a clear plastic, vacuum packed bag with a red, black, and gold sticker label with gold lettering and a small white sticker label with lot codes 513 1340, 514 1340, 515 1340, 516 1340. If you have any of these lots, you should return them to your retailer for a full refund.