Product Recall, Potential Risk of Fatal Infections
Due to a potential contamination, Vita Food Products is recalling 8,088 packages of its Vita Classic Premium Sliced Smoked Atlantic Nova Salmon.
Although the company has yet to receive complaints or recorded illnesses, the smoked salmon product could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause fatal infections to people with weakened immune systems, including: expecting mothers, children and the elderly.
Local grocery stores that received the salmon include Publix in the state of Georgia. However, the product has been distributed throughout the United States.
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