Whole Foods Market has made a recent recall announcement. They are recalling one lot code of Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon (4 oz). This specific salmon is sold cold, smoked and sliced. It was currently being sold in 12 states. The product is being recalled because it may contain Listeria Monocytogenes. This is an organism which can cause an infection in young children. Unfortunately, these infections can be very fatal. The organism can also affect frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.
Healthy individual can still suffer short-term symptoms from this product. These symptoms include high fever, severe headaches, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled items were sold in stores in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island and Utah.
The recalled salmon is sold in black-and-gold, flat, rectangular vacuum-sealed packages. 7425A2298B the lot code being recalled is 7425A2298B. The lot code is printed on the back of the package, on the upper left side. The UPC code is 0 99482 40880 0. Signage is posted in Whole Foods Market stores to notify customers of this recall.
Fortunately, there have been no illnesses reported from the product. A sample of the product tested positive for listeria. Customers should dispose of the product in the garbage and wash their hands immediately. Taking these precautious measurements will help avoid any potential cross-contamination. Full refunds will be given to customers at the store in which they purchased the product. Customers with questions may call 512-542-0060, Monday through Friday, 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. Central.
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