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Woodsmoke Provisions Issues Recall on 112 Packages of 4 oz. Premium Smoked Salmon Pastrami Style with Identifying Lot Code 301-05 855 Because of Possible Health Risk

Contact:
Woodsmoke Provisions
404-355-5125

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Atlanta, GA -- December 15, 2005 -- Woodsmoke Provisions, LLC is voluntarily recalling twenty eight pounds (28 lbs.) / 112 individual packages of Premium Smoked Salmon Pastrami Style packed in 4 oz. vacuum packages with the specific lot code 301-05 855 which was manufactured October 28th, 2005 and distributed through a limited number of The Fresh Market, Inc. stores located in FL, AL, TN, NC, VA, GA, and LA because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria monocytogenes is a common organism found in nature that can cause serious complications for pregnant women.  Other problems can manifest in people with compromised immune systems. It can also cause serious flu-like symptoms in healthy individuals.

The problem was discovered after routine sampling by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Subsequent analysis of 4 oz. Premium Smoked Salmon Pastrami Style from lot code 301-05 855 conducted by the Department's food laboratory personnel revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in only one of the three tested packages.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Consumers who have purchased the 4 oz. Premium Smoked Salmon Pastrami Style Woodsmoke Provisions brand product with the code 301-05 855 retailed at the above-mentioned stores should not consume it, and are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact Woodsmoke Provisions at 404-355-5125.

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