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MKG Provisions Voluntarily Recalls Atlantic Smoked Salmon Due to Possible Health Risk

 

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Michael Gibson
(305)835-0171
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 6, 2013 - MKG Provisions of Miami, FL is recalling Atlantic Smoked Salmon Batch# 1768 consisting of several brands of products listed below which have 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, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The product batch # 1768 was distributed during the time period from January 23, 2013 through February 1, 2013 to Gold Kosher of North Miami Beach, FL, Sally Sherman Salads of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Boca Raton Resort & Club, In Boca FL. US Foodservice South Florida, US Foodservice Baltimore, Deer Run of Longwood, FL, L'Chaim of Delray Beach, FL, Prestige Smokehouse of Riviera Beach, FL, and Best Value of Miami, FL. There is a square sticker placed on the bag of each product which reads the lot# 1768. Product and packaging details are listed below.

    1. UpRiver Brand Norwegian presliced sides In Upriver vacuum pouch bags
    2. Prestige Brand Scottish presliced sides in clear vacuum pouch bags
    3. Legendary Brand Norwegian pre-sliced sides in legendary vacuum pouch bags
    4. Prestige Brand Pastrami pre-sliced sides in clear vacuum pouch bags
    5. UpRiver Brand Scottish pre-sliced sides in UpRiver vacuum pouch bags
    6. UpRiver Brand Trimmings in clear bags in clear vacuum pouch bags
    7. UpRiver Brand Pastrami pre-sliced sides in UpRiver vacuum pouch bags
    8. UpRiver Brand Peppered pre-sliced sides in Up River vacuum pouch bags
    9. UpRiver Brand Tequila/Cilantro pre-sliced sides in UpRiver vacuum pouch bags
    10. Prestige Brand 16 oz. retail packs in clear vacuum pouch bags
    11. UpRiver Brand 4 oz. Nwgn retail packs in UpRiver vacuum pouch bags
    12. Prestige Brand 4 oz. Irish retail packs in clear vacuum pouch bags
    13. Prestige Brand 4 oz. Nwgn retail packs in clear vacuum pouch bags
    14. Prestige Brand 4 oz. Nova retail packs clear vacuum pouch bags
    15. UpRiver Brand 4 oz. Gravalax retail packs UpRiver vacuum pouch bags
    16. UpRiver Brand Norwegian Presliced sides UpRiver vacuum pouch bags

The recall was the result of an audit by the Florida Department of Agriculture where finished product lab testing contained bacteria. MKG is voluntarily recalling this product. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Consumers should return any of the products purchased mentioned above

Consumers with questions may contact:

Michael Gibson
MKG Provisions Inc.
Phone 305-835-0171
Fax 305-835-0198
From 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time

The recall was the result of an audit by the Florida Department of Agriculture where finished product lab testing contained bacteria. MKG is voluntarily recalling this product. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Consumers should return any of the products purchased mentioned above.

Consumers with questions may contact:

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