Smoked salmon products recalled for listeria

Superior Foods Company is recalling 487 pounds of Smoked Salmon Spreads. The company, based in Kentwood, Michigan, is recalling three types of salmon spreads because they could be contaminated with listeria. Listeria monocytogenes was identified through routine inspection and testing by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD).

Recalled salmon spread products were produced by Superior Foods Company on March 26, 2018, and distributed to Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Minnesota to retail grocery stores and some food service businesses.

The recall covers the following products:

Smoked Salmon Spread
5 lb. bulk units – Code Number: 68487 – Sell by Date: 4/25/18 – Lot Number 0728-2
UPC #043823684873

Simply Superior Smoked Salmon Spread
6X5 oz units – Code Number: 92379 – Sell by Date: 4/25/18 – Lot Number 0728-2
UPC #043823923798

Morey’s Smoked Salmon Spread
6×6 oz units – Code Number: 92503 – Sell by Date: 4/25/2018 – Lot Number 0728-2
UPC #043823925037

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths and fatal infection in pregnant women. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.

Consumers who have purchased these items should not eat them, but are advised to either discard them or return them to the store where originally purchased for a full credit.

For more information about the salmon spread recall and about listeria contamination, call the food poisoning lawyers at 1-888-335-4901.