Screen Shot 2015-12-28 at 5.11.12 PMUoriki Fresh, Inc. (UF) of Secaucus, NJ is recalling its “Octopus Salad”, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (LA1) , an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections especially  in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Others may experience  short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffuess, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. The Octopus Salad was distributed to one Wegmans Food Market store in Manalapan, NJ, where it was packaged in an 8 oz. plastic tray or sold by the pound in the seafood department with the label Wegmans Fresh Octopus Salad. Recalled product was sold from December 18 – 24, 2015 and labeled with best before dates ranging from December 21 – 24. No illnesses have yet been associated with the recalled salad. The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by UF, which revealed the presence of Listeria in Wegmans Octopus Salad sold in 8-oz plastic trays or sold by the pound. The production of the product has been suspended while FDA and Uoriki Fresh, Inc. continue to investigate the source of the contamination. Consumers who have purchased Wegmans Octopus Salad that was sold from December 18-24 and labeled with best before dates ranging from December 21-24 are urged to return product to store or discard product.