June 28, 1999
Vita Food Products, Inc Recalls Smoked Salmon
Chicago, IL. (SafetyAlerts) - Vita Food Products,
Inc. announced this weekend the recall of some of its "Vita Premium Sliced Smoked
Salmon" produced at its Chicago plant. Routine tests conducted by the New York
Department of Agriculture found some packages to have insufficient water phase salt
According to Kenneth Molfese, Vita Foods
Spokesman, insufficient water phase salt level could possibly lead to the development of
Although testing for insufficient levels at the
Chicago plant has turned up negative results, Vita Foods has decided to voluntarily
initiate this recall stating that the health and safety of their customers is the first
priority in these situations.
The "Vita Premium Sliced Smoked Salmon"
is vacuum packed and is contained in a 12 oz. box with a code of 90629 and a sell by date
of 080399 only and was distributed along the United States east coast.
Customers should return the recalled packages to
the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions about the recall may
phone Kenneth Molfese, toll-free at 1-800-989-8482, Monday through Friday between 8:00am
and 5:00pm CDT.