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January 5, 2001

Two Fish Salad Products Recalled

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Hommarus/Marshall has announced a recall affecting several lots of its Whitefish Salad, and Kippered Salmon Salad. The product may be contaminated with Listeria Monocytegenes.

No illnesses have been reported.

The product was distributed to retail outlets in New York and can be identified by:

Marshall's Best Smoked 8oz/ 5lb Whitefish Salad
Code Date 01/12/01, Batch #11891
Code Date 01/19/01, Batch #11891 8oz
Code Date 01/12/01, Batch #11784
Code Date 01/26/01, Batch #11923 8oz

Marshall's Best Smoked 8oz/ 5lb Kippered Salmon Salad
Code Date 01/12/01, Batch #11790
Code Date 01/12/01, Batch #11844 8oz
Code Date 01/19/01, Batch #11901 8oz

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women and individuals with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer short-term symptoms such as fever, headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Questions may be directed to the company's consumer relations department at (800)220-4569.

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