RECALL: Scotch Reserve Scottish Smoked Salmon Listeria Monocytogenes

RECALL

SCOTCH RESERVE SCOTTISH SMOKED SALMON
ST. JAMES SMOKEHOUSE BRAND

Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York,
Massachusetts, Washington State, Virginia, Wisconsin,
Safeway Washington State Stores

Listeria Monocytogenes

September 2, 2022

RECALL:
St. James Smokehouse of Miami, Florida is voluntary recalling 93 cases of St. James Smokehouse brand, Scotch Reserve Scottish Smoked Salmon (Product of Scotland), 4oz Packages, bearing the lot# 123172 and UPC code 060022710356. The recalled product was sold and distributed by St. James via distributors between February and June 2022.

They were distributed to stores located in: Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Washington State, Virginia and Wisconsin as well as Safeway Washington State stores.

This recalled product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that 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 recall was the result of a routine sampling by the Washington State Department of Agriculture which revealed that the finished product contained the bacteria.  As of Friday, September 2, 2022, no illnesses have been reported.

The recall is specifically for this lot ONLY.  NO other products, brands or lots are associated with this recall.  

ACTION:
If you have products matching the above description and lot# in your possession, you should dispose of them immediately or return them to the store for a full refund.

CONTACT:
Consumers that may have any questions about the recall may call 305-461-0231, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm EST.