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Michael Gourmet Delicacies Recalls Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 19, 2012 - Michael Gourmet Delicacies recalls Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Batch# 1443 sold in all Whole Foods in the State of Florida during the months of June 12, 2012 through November 16, 2012 because of possible health risk
4oz Michaels Gourmet Delicacies' Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Vacuum Packed Batch# 1443 UPC Code 93573 81729
8oz Michaels Gourmet Delicacies' Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Vacuum Packed Batch# 1443 UPC Code 93573 81728
16oz Michaels Gourmet Delicacies' Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Vacuum Packed Batch# 1443 UPC Code 13964 11568
4oz Trimmings in Plastic Container Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Batch# 1443 UPC Code 93573 81729
Michaels Gourmet Delicacies' of Miami, FL is recalling Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Batch# 1443, that has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women and others with weakened immune system. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short term symptoms as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
The recall was the result of a routine sampling by the Florida Department of Agriculture that revealed that the finished product contained bacteria. Michael Gourmet Delicacies’ has ceased the sale of the entire Wild Alaskan Sockeye Batch# 1443 until the FDA and Michaels Gourmet Delicacies’ continue their investigation as to what caused the problem. No illnesses have been reported to date.
Consumers should discard or return any of the products purchased from any Whole Foods Florida Region Stores labeled Michaels Gourmet Delicacies' Wild Alaskan Sockeye with batch# 1443.
Consumers with questions may contact:
Michael Seafood Inc.
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