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

Published on Wednesday, 20 February 2013 00:13

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Recall -- Firm Press Release FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. MKG Provisions Voluntarily Recalls Atlantic Smoked Salmon Due to Possible Health Risk Contact
Consumer
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.UpRiver Brand Norwegian presliced sides In Upriver vacuum pouch bagsPrestige Brand Scottish presliced sides in clear vacuum pouch bagsLegendary Brand Norwegian pre-sliced sides in legendary vacuum pouch bagsPrestige Brand Pastrami pre-sliced sides in clear vacuum pouch bagsUpRiver Brand Scottish pre-sliced sides in UpRiver vacuum pouch bagsUpRiver Brand Trimmings in clear bags in clear vacuum pouch bagsUpRiver Brand Pastrami pre-sliced sides in UpRiver vacuum pouch bagsUpRiver Brand Peppered pre-sliced sides in Up River vacuum pouch bagsUpRiver Brand Tequila/Cilantro pre-sliced sides in UpRiver vacuum pouch bagsPrestige Brand 16 oz. retail packs in clear vacuum pouch bagsUpRiver Brand 4 oz. Nwgn retail packs in UpRiver vacuum pouch bagsPrestige Brand 4 oz. Irish retail packs in clear vacuum pouch bagsPrestige Brand 4 oz. Nwgn retail packs in clear vacuum pouch bagsPrestige Brand 4 oz. Nova retail packs clear vacuum pouch bagsUpRiver Brand 4 oz. Gravalax retail packs UpRiver vacuum pouch bagsUpRiver Brand Norwegian Presliced sides UpRiver vacuum pouch bagsThe 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 aboveConsumers 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 TimeThe 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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