Whole Foods Market is recalling a lot of Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmonbecause it may contain Listeria Monocytogenes. The fish comes cold smoked and sliced in a four-ounce package. Listeria Monocytogenes can cause a sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Others may suffer from short-term symptoms, such as high fever, severe headaches, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled salmon packages were sold in stores in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, and Utah. The fish comes in black-and-gold, flat, rectangular vacuum-sealed packages; the lot code being recalled is 7425A2298B. The lot code is ink-jet printed on the back of the package, on the upper left side. The UPC code is 0 99482 40880 0. Signage is posted in Whole Foods Market stores to notify customers of this recall
No illnesses have been reported to date. Customers should dispose of the product in the garbage and wash their hands immediately to avoid any potential cross-contamination. Full refunds will be given at the store. Customers with questions may call 512-542-0060, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central.
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