The United States has filed a complaint to stop a seafood processor in Monroe, WA, from processing and selling adulterated seafood products, the Justice Department announced.

The civil complaint filed March 9 asks for a  permanent injunction at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, charging Diane Zollinger

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A remote audit has found that Norway complies with European hygiene requirements for ready-to-eat (RTE) food but there are areas for improvement.

The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) findings follow an assessment during 11 days in October 2020. The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) has jurisdiction in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and
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Retailers in several states received cold smoked salmon that is now under recall because of positive test results for Listeria bacteria. Operations at the implicated production plant are suspended.

Catsmo LLC of Wallkill, NY, posted the recall of an unrevealed amount of salmon products after government tests showed contamination. No
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Following laboratory tests, a Maine company is recalling cold smoked salmon because of a risk of botulism poisoning. Mill Stream Corp. shipped the fish to 23 states and sold it online.

“The recall was initiated because the product’s water phase salt (WPS) tested below 3.5 percent. This was discovered upon
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Two people have died in Australia from Listeria infections after eating smoked salmon.

The Australian Government Department of Health is investigating three Listeria infections in Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales. The illnesses were in people more than 70 years old that had significant underlying health conditions. The two deaths
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The Romanian food safety agency has stepped up controls after repeated recalls of fish products because of Listeria.

Eight recalls have been issued since the start of this year for Listeria in salmon involving retailers such as Auchan, Kaufland and Carrefour.

The National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority (ANSVSA)
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