Whole Foods Market Recall Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Because of Possible Health Risk from Listeria

January 28, 2013

Whole Foods Market is recalling one lot code of Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon (4 oz), cold smoked and sliced, sold in stores in 12 states, because it may contain Listeria Monocytogenes, an organism which can cause a sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer short term symptoms, such as high fever, severe headaches, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The product being recalled is:

UPC Code Product Description Lot Code
0 99482 40880 0 Whole Catch Wild Smoked Salmon, Cold smoked & sliced 7425A2298B

No illnesses have been reported. A sample of the product tested positive for listeria.

For more information please call 512-542-0060 or read the recall on the FDA Website.