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10/11/2010 // WPB, FL, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Jamaica, NY—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and D&M Smoked Fish, Inc., has recalled certain lots of the Haifa Smoked Fish brand products due to a potential contamination threat of Listeria monocytogenes. Exposure to Listeria can cause potentially fatal infections in young children, the frail or elderly, and others with weakened immune systems.

The FDA press release stated, “The recalled products were air-packed in bulk boxes and vacuum-packed in clear, plastic bags of various size packages including 4 oz., 8 oz., 16 oz. and random weight sides with the brand name “Haifa Smoked Fish” appearing on a label. Lot numbers appear on the bottom of the gold boards, labels, and/or on bulk boxes. The recalled units bear lot numbers 220; 221; 222; 223; 224; 225; 227; 228; 229; 230; 231; 232; 234; 235; 236; 237; 238; 239; 241; 242; 243 & 244.” The following products involved in the recall include:

• Cold Smoked Salmon

• Cold Smoked Semga

• Hot Smoked Semga

• Cold Smoked Butterfish

• Cold Smoked Butterfish – Salmon

• Cold Smoked Sprats

• Cold Smoked Capelin

• Cold Smoked Sea Bass

• Cold Smoked Sea Bass & Salmon

• Hot Smoked Sea Bass

• Cold Smoked Whitefish

• Hot Smoked Whitefish

• Cold Smoked Mackerel

• Hot Smoked Mackerel Fillets

• Hot Smoked Mackerel

• Cold Smoked Turbot

• Cold Smoked Herring

• Shmaltz Herring

• Herring in oil – glass jars

• Hot Smoked Sable

• Cold Smoked Rainbow Trout

• Hot Smoked Gold Brook Trout

• Cold Smoked Gold Brook Trout

• Dry Capelin

• Hot Smoked Lake Trout

• Hot Smoked Paddle Fish

The recalled food products were sold between August 10, 2010 and September 3, 2010 to retailers and distributors in greater New York, New Jersey, and areas of Illinois. No illnesses associated with the recalled products have been reported.

Consumers are advised to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact D&M Smoked Fish at 1-718-523-8899, Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 5 pm, and on Fridays until 2 pm ET.

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