The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume certain refrigerated cold smoked sockeye salmon trim products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
There have been no reported illnesses.
The following products, sold refrigerated at various weights from February 16 through 24, have been recalled:
– Salmon Lox Trim Classic packed on dates 2012.02.17, 2012.02.18 and 2012.02.19; UPC begins with 0297629; sell-by dates 2012.02.27, 2012.02.28, 2012.02.29, 2012.03.01 and 2013.03.02 and sold at Whole Foods Market, 925 Main Street, West Vancouver, BC and at Whole Foods Market, 510 W. 8th Ave., Vancouver, BC
– Lox Trim packed on dates FE 17, FE 18, FE 19, FE 20, FE 21, and FE 22; UPC begins with 204780; sold at The Salmon Shop, #112-1689 Johnston Street, Vancouver, BC
– unlabeled lox sold at The Daily Catch Seafood Company, 1418 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC, no date codes
The recalled smoked sockeye may have also been sold unlabelled over the counter at the stores listed above. Consumers who are unsure whether they have the affected products are advised to check with their retailer.