March 27, 2000
Updated April 6, 2000Contaminated Craigellachie
Smoked Scottish Salmon Recalled
Yonkers, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Certain packages of Craigellachie Smoked
Scottish Salmon are being recalled today, because a recent sample of this product,
collected at a Yonkers, New York grocery store, tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes
The recall affects Craigellachie Smoked Scottish
Salmon in 4-oz. plastic vacuum packages with the code, "3966" on a label
attached to the package.
The recall was expanded as of April 6, 2000 to
include the codes of "14 144," "23 144," "31 144," "32
144" or "49 144."
The product label indicates that the smoked fish
was manufactured by Grants Smoked Foods, Ltd., Cumbria United Kingdom and is being
distributed in the Metropolitan New York area by Beyer Lighting Fish Company, Fulton Fish
Market, New York, New York 10012.
Anyone who may have this product in their
residences should not eat it. The recalled product should be returned to point of
purchase for a refund or discarded.
If consumed, the product could cause Listeriosis,
a disease which usually causes mild flu-like symptoms in healthy individuals; however, in
immuno-compromised individuals, meningitis and blood poisoning can occur. Pregnant women
are also a high-risk group. Listeriosis can also result in still births.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers March 27,
2000. An update was sent on April 6, 2000.
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