Oregon Lox Company of Eugene, OR, is recalling various brands of “Wild Cold Smoked Keta Salmon Lox” because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The affected Wild Cold Smoked Keta Salmon product was distributed in Alaska, California, Oregon and Washington. The products were shipped frozen on common carriers.

The recall was the result of a routine sampling by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Consumers who have purchased the recalled product are urged to dispose or return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. 

There is concern that consumers may have the frozen product in their homes.
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Saber Co. of Anacortes, WA, is recalling more than 1,200 units of their “Gerard & Dominique Seafoods” brand Cold Smoked Wild Coho Salmon Lox from the marketplace, urging consumers to not eat the products because of concerns of botulism poisoning.

The recall was initiated because the product’s water phase salt tested below 3.5 percent, according to the recall notice posted on the FDA’s website.

“Labeling instructions state to freeze or refrigerate, once thawed they can be kept unopened in the fridge for up to 30 days,” the recall says. “(However) because the water phase salt is under 3.5 percent, the
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Springfield Smoked Fish Co. has expanded its Listeria-related recall of Smoked Salmon to include an additional brand name, a private label name, and various package sizes, fish meats and cuts, as well as spreads that were distributed nationwide; including online sales, dozens of retail and wholesale establishments and an undisclosed list of restaurants and other foodservice operations.

According to the recall notice on the FDA’s website, Springfield Smoked Fish sold the products online to consumers nationwide.

It also distributed the implicated products in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Colorado, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The expanded recall “includes product produced between
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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

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Foodfest International 2000 Inc. are warning the public not to consume Strubs ready-to-eat Danish Style Smoked Grav-Lox Atlantic Salmon described below because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The affected product, Strubs ready to eat Danish Style Smoked Grav-Lox Atlantic Salmon, is sold in 7 oz / 200 g packages bearing UPC 0 71217 69915 8 and lot code 09262011. This product has been distributed in Ontario.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of

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