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October 5, 2001

Homarus/Marshall Smoked Fish Recalls Kippered Salmon Salad and Vacuum Packed Cold Smoked Sable

Bensalem, PA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Homarus/Marshall Smoked Fish Inc is recalling Kippered Salmon Salad in 5 lb bulk containers and Vacuum Packed Cold Smoked Sable sold as 3-4 lb steaks/filet.

This is the first public notice of this Class I recall issued by the FDA.

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-595-1, Kippered Salmon Salad in 5 lb bulk containers
F-596-1 Vacuum Packed Cold Smoked Sable sold as 3-4 lb steaks/filet.

Codes:
Salmon product: batch #1304 use by 7/25/01
Sablefish product: code 157 batch #21265

REASON:
The products were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

MANUFACTURER/RECALLING FIRM
Homarus/Marshall Smoked Fish Inc Bensalem, PA

RECALLED BY:
The recalling firm contacted the consignees via telephone on 7/19/01 to inform them of the problem and request the return of the product. A recall letter was sent via fax as a follow up to the phone calls.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Complete

DISTRIBUTION:
NY, NJ and PA

QUANTITY:
80 lbs (salmon salad) and 251 lbs (sablefish)
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