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 bags
Prestige Brand Scottish presliced sides in clear vacuum pouch bags
Legendary Brand Norwegian pre-sliced sides in legendary vacuum pouch bags
Prestige Brand Pastrami pre-sliced sides in clear vacuum pouch bags
UpRiver Brand Scottish pre-sliced sides in UpRiver vacuum pouch bags
UpRiver Brand Trimmings in clear bags in clear vacuum pouch bags
UpRiver Brand Pastrami pre-sliced sides in UpRiver vacuum pouch bags
UpRiver Brand Peppered pre-sliced sides in Up River vacuum pouch bags
UpRiver Brand Tequila/Cilantro pre-sliced sides in UpRiver vacuum pouch bags
Prestige Brand 16 oz. retail packs in clear vacuum pouch bags
UpRiver Brand 4 oz. Nwgn retail packs in UpRiver vacuum pouch bags
Prestige Brand 4 oz. Irish retail packs in clear vacuum pouch bags
Prestige Brand 4 oz. Nwgn retail packs in clear vacuum pouch bags
Prestige Brand 4 oz. Nova retail packs clear vacuum pouch bags
UpRiver Brand 4 oz. Gravalax retail packs UpRiver vacuum pouch bags
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.