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Salmon and Herring in Oil Recalled for Listeria Risk

A New York firm is recalling certain imported sliced salmon and herring products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Prime Food USA of Brooklyn issued a voluntary recall of its Latis brand Herring Fillet “Mateij,” Herring Fillet “Forelka” in Oil and Salmon Fillet Slices Wednesday after testing by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets revealed Listeria monocytogenes in a sample of product.

The products were imported from Latvia and sold in New York State.

Products subject to the recall include:

- Latis Brand Herring Fillet “Matiej,” packaged in 17.64 oz (500 grams) plastic containers. The 17.64oz (500gram) container has a partial code: 01.14 and UPC Number 7541004076916.

- Salmon Fillet Slices packaged in a 7.5 oz plastic container marked with code.15.07.13(17JL).

- Herring Fillet “Forelka” in Oil, packaged in 11.64 oz (330gram) plastic oval containers. The 11.64oz (330gram) container is marked with code 07.01.14(09JR).

No illnesses have been connected to consumption of these products to date, according to the recall announcement.

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