The product comes in 8-ounce
vacuum packages with the container code 942022. "Anyone in possession of this
product should not eat it". Instead consumers should throw it out or return it
to point of purchase.
The product was distributed by Ducktrap River Fish
Farm, Inc. of Belfast Maine. The product was distributed in western New York and possibly
A sample of this product tested positive for
Listeria monocytogenes. The sample was taken by inspectors for the New York State
Department of Agriculture and Markets. An investigation is ongoing by Department
inspectors to determine the exact distribution of the product.
Listeria is a common organism found in nature. It
can cause serious complications for pregnant women, such as stillbirths, and other
problems for people with compromised immune systems. It can also cause flu-like symptoms
in healthy individuals.
To date, there are no known illnesses associated
with this product.