- Whole Foods expands its recall of Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon because of possible listeria contamination.
- Consumers should check package codes for UPC code 0 99482 40880 0 sold in 18 states.
- The original recall was for lot code 7425A2298B, sold in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, and Utah.
- This extended recall includes lot code 7425A2297A, sold in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.
- Listeria Monocytogenes can cause fatal infections in the young and elderly or sick, and short-term effects in healthy individuals like high fever, severe headaches, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
Whole Foods Market Expands Its Recall Of Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Because Of Possible Health Risk… 1.usa.gov/11f47G6
— U.S. FDA (@FDArecalls) January 30, 2013
Fish eaters beware a major recall today from Whole Foods… the company is recalling Wild Salmon.news.consumerreports.org/safety/2013/01…
— Tom Rodgers (@TomRodgersNews) January 30, 2013
If you buy fish at Whole Foods, check your freezer — there’s a recall affecting a variety of salmon from the grocer. #FB
— Katina Rankin (@katinarankin) January 30, 2013
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