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February 2, 2001

Wades Market Inc. Recalls Mock Crab Meat

Victor, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Wades Market Inc. has instituted a voluntary recall of Mock Crab Meat.  The product tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes in a routine random sampling conducted by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

The recalled Mock Crab Meat was sold in the stores seafood department and was sold in bulk form.  Anyone in possession of this product should not consume it.

Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. Listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness, and nausea. Listeriosis can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths, as well as serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with weak immune systems--infants, the frail or elderly, and persons with chronic disease, with HIV infection, or taking chemotherapy.

Customers may return unused portions to Wades Market Inc.  Any consumers having questions may call the company at (716) 924-3667.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers February 2, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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