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Alaska orders recall of Listeria contaminated salmon

Screen shot 2010-11-11 at 9.51.11 AM.pngThe Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has requested the recall of a batch of smoked salmon from a Fairbanks producer after it found a shipment contaminated with Listeria.  The department has targeted half-pound bags of Santas Smokehouse Cajun-Style Smoked Keta Salmon sold between Aug. 27 and Nov. 6.

The department found the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes in a batch sold at the company’s retail stores. The Santa’s Smokehouse brand is produced by Interior Alaska Fish Processors, Inc. No illnesses have been reported in association with the recall.