Bacteria-infested salmon withdrawn from the Ministry of Health

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Salmon withdrawn due to possible contamination by the Listeria bacterium, responsible for gastroenteritis

Smoked salmon contaminated with the Listeria bacterium. New food alert from the Ministry of Health which ordered the recall of a batch of salmon.





The smoked wild sockeye salmon may have been contaminated with the bacterium Listeria Monocytogenes, which can cause acute gastroenteritis, according to the ministry safety notice.

For this reason, the recall from the market was ordered. In particular, the withdrawn product is sold under the name “Smoked Wild Sockeye Salmon” and the format involved in the recall is the 100 format. The manufacturer is Polar Salmon Hjerting Laks A / S, based in Denmark.

The lot recalled is one, characterized by the following number: 19152282. If you have purchased it, avoid consuming it. You can bring it back for an exchange or refund.

As explained by the National Institute of Health

“Listeriosis can take on various clinical forms, from acute febrile gastroenteritis more typical of food poisoning, which occurs within a few hours of ingestion (and is self-limiting in healthy subjects), to invasive or systemic. Pregnant women usually experience a flu-like syndrome with fever and other non-specific symptoms, such as fatigue and aches. However, infections acquired during pregnancy can have serious consequences for the fetus (fetal death, abortion, premature birth, or congenital listeriosis). In immuno-compromised and elderly adults, listeriosis can cause meningitis, encephalitis, severe septicemia. These clinical manifestations are treatable with antibiotics, but the prognosis in severe cases is often poor "

For the security notice click here

Sources of reference: ISS, Ministry of Health

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