ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – Seven Seas International USA, LLC has announced a voluntary recall of 295 cases of Biltmore Smoked Sockeye Salmon due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
The company, based in St. Petersburg, Florida, stated that the issue was discovered during routine regulatory testing by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Consumers who purchased Biltmore Smoked Sockeye Salmon with the production lot R4058 are advised not to consume the product and return it to the store where it was originally purchased for a full refund.
The recall only affects packages sold prior to March 14, 2023, with the lot code R4058 printed on the clear plastic film that protects the product. The company has stated that no other production codes are affected.
Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in preschool-age children, older adults, and people with weakened immune systems. Pregnant women may also experience miscarriages and stillbirths as a result of infection.
The affected product, Biltmore Smoked Sockeye Salmon, is sold in Publix stores under the GTIN #007-36211-88774 and has a lot code/best by date of R4058/April 14, 2023.
Seven Seas International USA, LLC has provided a customer service hotline for those with additional questions or concerns. They can be reached at 1(888) 627-5668 or on their website at www.7siusa.com.
Consumers who have purchased the affected product are urged to take the necessary precautions and return the product for a full refund.