Smoked Sockeye Salmon recalled by FDA for posing possible health risk
Seven Seas International USA is recalling 295 cases of Biltmore Smoked Sockeye Salmon because it may be contaminated with a bacteria that causes a foodborne illness.
Testing conducted by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services determined that Listeria monocytogenes may have come into contact with the product.
According to the CDC, this bacteria causes listeriosis, a serious, and sometimes deadly, infection that mainly affects pregnant women and their newborns, adults aged 65 or older and people who are immunocompromised.
The illness usually causes flu-like symptoms, such as muscle aches and fatigue, as well as headaches and a fever.
Consumers who purchased a product with a 'best by' date of April 14, 2023 and a lot code of R4058 are advised not consume it. They can return it to the store the product was purchased at for a full refund. These products were sold prior to March 14, 2023.
Anyone with questions or concerns can reach out to Seven Seas International USA, LLC at 1(888) 627-5668.