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Updated Food Recall Warning - Refrigerated Candy Smoked Salmon recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Recall date:
March 3, 2015
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
City Fish, Fanny Bay Oysters Seafood Shop, Hay River Northmart Food, IGA Lakeview, Leduc Co-op Grocery Ltd., Sandyview Farms, Sobeys Country Hills, Whitecourt IGA
Alberta, British Columbia, Possibly National, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:
9687, 9689, 9694, 9695, 9697, 9698

Recall details

Ottawa, March 3, 2015 - The food recall warning issued on February 21, 2015 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling Salish Seafoods brand Candy Smoked Salmon from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers, food service establishments, retailers, and distributors should not consume, serve, use, or sell the recalled product, sold refrigerated, described below.

The following product has been sold in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan and may have been sold in other provinces and territories.

Please note that some product packages may not bear the same brand, product name or lot code as the product described below, or a brand at all. Also, this product may have been sold clerk-served from deli counters with or without a label or coding. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased the affected product are advised to contact their retailer.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Salish Seafoods Candy Smoked Salmon Variable Lot # 6919, Lot # 6920, Lot # 6932 and Lot # 6949 None

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.


This recall was triggered by CFIA test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.


There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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