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March 27, 2000
Updated April 6, 2000

Contaminated 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 bacteria.

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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