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Letter From the Editor: Selling Those Subsidies

Opinion

When they are successful, subsidies follow values and are sold to the public as desirable commodities. And, they should do what they claim they will do. During the years I lived in the Pacific Northwest, where hydroelectricity starts out cheap, most folks willingly went along with increases in their electric bills to “save the salmon.”… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Gold Coast Expands Recall of Seafood Spreads for Listeria Risk

A Florida-based company that recalled its crab spread for potential Listeria contamination earlier this month has expanded that recall to include three other kinds of seafood spreads. Gold Coast Salads of Naples, FL issued an updated voluntary recall of its Blue Crab Spread, Maine Lobster Spread, Lobster and Shrimp Spread and Smoked Salmon Spread this week,… Continue Reading

Smoked Salmon Recalled for Listeria Risk

A Florida-based company is recalling a batch of its smoked salmon because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. MKG Provisions of Miami, FL issued a voluntary recall of its Atlantic Smoked Salmon Batch #1768, sold under several brand names, after the Florida Department of Agriculture discovered Listeria in a sample of the finished product…. Continue Reading

String of Smoked Salmon Products Recalled for Listeria Potential

Five recalls in two months

Late last December, a Greek fish company announced that it was recalling its cold smoked salmon – sold in the United States – for potential Listeria contamination. This recall marked the fifth multistate market withdrawal of smoked salmon for the same problem since the beginning of November, 2012. The product, manufactured by Delifish, S.A. of… Continue Reading

Faster Growing Salmon Will Not Harm Environment, FDA Says

Big Salmon won’t harm the environment, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday. It was good news for AquaBounty, the company seeking approval for the first genetically engineered animal for human consumption. Its salmon grows twice as fast as a normal salmon. A year in the works of lots of critics, the environmental… Continue Reading

Smoked Salmon Recalled for Listeria Potential

A Seattle-based company is recalling 371 cases of smoked salmon because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Ocean Beauty Seafoods LLC issued a voluntary recall of its Nathan’s Brand Cold Smoked Alaskan Salmon and LASCCO Cold Smoked Nova Atlantic Salmon Friday after internal testing revealed Listeria in a sample. Both products were imported… Continue Reading

Salmon Recalled for Listeria Risk

A Florida-based company is recalling its sockeye salmon because the fish has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Michael Gourmet Delicacies of Miami, FL issued a voluntary recall of four varieties of vacuum packed Alaskan sockeye salmon Monday after testing by the Florida Department of Agriculture revealed Listeria in a sample of the… Continue Reading

Salmonella in Smoked Salmon Sickens Nearly 1,000 in Netherlands

At least 950 people in the Netherlands are now known to have fallen ill in a Salmonella Thompson outbreak linked to salmon. Three elderly victims have died. The outbreak was first reported October 1 after more than 200 Salmonella illnesses were linked to smoked salmon sold by Netherlands-based Foppen. Subsequent environmental testing revealed the presence… Continue Reading