USA – Imported herring in oil is recalled for risk of Listeria

Food Safety News

B&I Overseas Trading Inc located in  Van Nuys, CA over the holiday recalled frozen “Veladis herring in oil with Italian spices” because it 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.

Others 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 recalled ” Veladis herring in oil with Italian spices” were sold at select International retail stores in the State of Washington. All affected product has been removed from sale. There were approximately 400 units sold in the months of November and December 2020.

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