Central-Epicure Food Products Inc Recalls Smoked Atlantic Salmon

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Certain Central-Epicure brand Smoked Atlantic Salmon may contain Listeria monocytogenes

Recall date:
March 22, 2013
Reason for recall:
Microbiological – Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Recalling Firm:
Central-Epicure Food Products Ltd.
Distribution:
Ontario, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail

Advisory details

Ottawa, March 22, 2013 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Central-Epicure Food Products Ltd. are warning the public not to consume Central-Epicure brand Smoked Atlantic Salmon because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

The manufacturer, Central-Epicure Food Products Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC
Central-Epicure Smoked Atlantic Salmon 100 g packages BEST BEFORE 13MR26 0 61279 21200 6

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact:

Central-Epicure Food Products Ltd. at foodsafety@centralepicure.com

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with this bacteria may cause listeriosis, a foodborne illness. Listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Infected pregnant women may experience only a mild, flu-like illness, however, infections during pregnancy can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.

Fact Sheet: Food Safety Facts on Listeria

    • Central-Epicure brand Smoked Atlantic Salmon
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