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Springfield Smoked Fish Expands their Recall of Smoked Salmon Because of Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release

December 19, 2017

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Consumers

1-413-737-8693

 

Announcement

Springfield Smoked Fish of Springfield, MA is expanding their voluntary recall of smoked fish products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious 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.

Recalled products were distributed and sold at retail stores and wholesale establishments in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Colorado, Ohio, Pennsylvania from May 2017 through December 2017. Product was also sold nationwide through online sales. 

The initial recall was limited to 1lb pre-sliced Nova Salmon produced on 11/24/17. The recall expansion includes product produced between May 22, 2017 and December 12, 2017, the date the facility ceased production of the products.

These products were sold under the brand names Springfield Smoked Fish and Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish.

Product DescriptionSizesLot #'sUPC#
Smoked Salmon - all species4 oz.15171 through 45172045049113342, 045049113250, 045049113359
8 oz.045049113083, 045049113274, 045049113304
1 lb.045049112086, 811907018018
5lb.045049112079
1 1/4.lbn/a
3 lb.045049150613, 045049111065
Sliced sides (catch weight)n/a
unsliced sides (catch weight)n/a
trimmings/chips045049113212
wings and bellies045049111256
ground/spreadable045049113236, 045049112413
Whitefish Meat5 lb. bag 18171 through 43171045049117111
Belly Lox 4 oz. and sliced sides13171 through 33171045049113311
Smoked Chubs Catch weight34171 through 46171n/a
Smoked Bluefish Catch weight34171045049117357
Smoked Trout 6 oz.17171 through 42171045049117258
Smoked Whole Whitefish Catch weight17171 through 46171n/a
Smoked Sable Catch weight20171 through 33171n/a
Kippered Salmon Catch weights22171 through 41171045049117012
Hot Smoked Salmon SteaksCatch weights43471n/a
Smoked Whitefish Spread 8 oz. & 4lb25171 through 46171045049117432
  25171 through 46171045049117418
Cream Cheese Spreads8 oz. & 5lbUse by 12/15/17  through 2/9/18 
Spreadable Plain045049117708
Lox045049117760
Scallion045049117746
Veggie045049117739
Strawberry045049117784
Hot and Spicy045049117920
Whitefish Salad8 oz. & 5lbuse by 12/15/17 through 2/9/18045049117425
045049117425

Boston Salads - Private Label

Scallion Cream Cheese Spread 5lbuse by 12/15/17 through 2/9/18611140151721
Veggie Cream Cheese Spread5lbuse by 12/15/17 through 2/9/18611140151714

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall expansion was initiated as a result of environmental and product sampling conducted by the firm. Springfield Smoked Fish is committed to ensuring consumer safety and providing quality products and ingredients to customers.  The company is working diligently to determine the root cause and continues working with food safety experts to implement corrective actions and preventative measures.

Retailers and wholesale customers should check their inventories and shelves to confirm that none of the recalled products are present or available for purchase by consumers or in warehouse inventories.  Please contact Springfield Smoked Fish for disposal or return of the product.

Consumers are urged not to consume these products. Consumers who purchased these products may take them back to the store where they purchased them for a refund or simply discard them. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-413-737-8693, Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Link to Updated Recall 

Link to Original Recall

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Product Photos

Springfield, Sliced Smoked Nova Salmon, Bagel Cuts

Springfield Smoked Fish, Nova Salmon Chips

Springfield Smoked Fish, Whole Unsliced Nova Side

Springfield Smoked Fish, Smoked Salmon Wings and Bellies

:  Springfield Smoked Fish, Spreadable Smoked Nova Salmon

Springfield Smoked Fish, Sliced Smoked Nova Chips

Springfield Smoked Fish, Pre-Sliced Belly Lox

Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish, Smoked Sliced Nova Salmon

Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish, Hand Cut Style Smoked Nova Salmon, Wild Caught Pacific Coho

Springfield Smoked Fish Nova Salmon Chips

Springfield Smoked Fish, Chunky White Fish Spread

Springfield Smoked Fish, Smoked Alaskan Sablefish

Springfield Smoked Fish, Great Lakes Smoked Whitefish

Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish, Smoked Trout Fillets

Springfield, Smoked Bluefish

Springfield Smoked Fish, Great Lakes Smoked Chubs

Springfield Smoked Fish, Sliced-Smoked Nova Chips

Springfield Smoked Fish, Smoked White Fish Meat

Springfield Smoked Fish, Pastrami Lox

Springfield Smoked Fish, All Natural Belly (Salty) Lox

Boston Salads, Veggie Cream Cheese Spread

Boston Salads, Scallion Cream Cheese Spread

Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish, Smoked Whitefish Salad

Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish, Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread

Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish, Scallion Spring Cheese Spread

Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish, Veggie Spring Cheese Spread

Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish, Lox Cream Cheese Spread

Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish, Spreadable Cream Cheese

Springfield Smoked Fish, Hot and Spicy, Cream Cheese Spread

Springfield, Smoked Sliced Nova Salmon

Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish, Hand Cut Style Smoked Nova Salmon, Atlantic Salmon

Rachael’s Springfield Smoked Fish, Hand Cut Smoked Nova Salmon, Atlantic Salmon

Springfield Smoked Fish, Hand Cut Smoked Sliced Nova Salmon

Springfield Smoked Fish, Pre-Sliced Smoked Salmon

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