smoked salmon on bagelThe Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a recall of Clarke’s Fish Exports farmed oak smoked salmon with Clarke’s Fish Exports label as “a precautionary measure” after Listeria was detected in some batches. The affected smoked salmon was supplied to distributors, on-line customers and retail shops and has use-by dates between 19/12/2013 and…

Big Blue Fisheries, LLC, of Sitka, AK, is recalling all of its vacuum-packaged smoked salmon and cod products because they were not properly cooked and may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, the bacteria that cause botulism. The company is encouraging customers to discard the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled. The…

For many salmon anglers, part of the joy of landing the fish is taking it home and smoking it to share with friends. But with recent news about Listeria bacteria, a potentially deadly foodborne pathogen, detected on some smoked salmon made by well-known fish producers, the question arises: How safe is home-smoked fish? Fortunately,…

Listeria monocytogenes bacteria detected in some ready-to-eat smoked salmon samples sparked a rash of recalls in recent months, with major fish producers such as Ocean Beauty, Marine Harvest and Pacific Seafood Group, plus retail giants including Whole Foods Market, Walmart and Ralph’s, getting caught in the recall net. But no outbreak of illnesses prompted these…

Salmolux of Federal Way, Washington is recalling its cold smoked salmon products over concerns about Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache,…

Another smoked salmon product was recalled for Listeria risk last week, adding to the growing number of such recalls that have occurred in North America this winter. Cetntral-Epicure Ltd. of Toronto, Ontario in Canada issued a voluntary recall of its Atlantic Smoked Salmon Friday citing potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Product subject to this recall is…

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…

Whole Foods Market is recalling an additional lot code (for a total of two lot codes) of Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon which were sold in stores in 18 states, because it may contain Listeria Monocytogenes, an organism which can cause a sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others…

One lot code of 4-ounce Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon — cold smoked and sliced—and sold in stores in 12 states has been recalled by the Austin-based Whole Foods Market because it tested positive for Listeria Monocytogenes. No illnesses have yet been reported. The recalled sockeye was being sold in Whole Market stores in…