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Warning Passed along from Kane County: Smoked Salmon products recalled due to possible listeria contamination

Illinois One of Five States mentioned

The Kane County Health Department is advising that Superior Foods Company of Kentwood, Mich., is voluntarily recalling a specific lot of Smoked Salmon Spreads (487 lbs.) that were produced on March 26. The products in question could potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. 

No illnesses have been reported to date, however the products were distributed in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Minnesota, and include only those products listed below, currently in distribution and for sale. Products were sold in retail grocery stores and some food service businesses. 

No other Superior Foods Company retail or food service-branded products are impacted by this recall.
The following products are included in this product recall:
Smoked Salmon Spread
5 lb. bulk units – Code Number: 68487 – Sell by Date: 4/25/18 – Lot Number 0728-2
UPC #043823684873
Simply Superior Smoked Salmon Spread 
6X5 oz units – Code Number: 92379 – Sell by Date: 4/25/18 – Lot Number 0728-2
UPC #043823923798
Morey’s Smoked Salmon Spread 
6×6 oz units – Code Number: 92503 – Sell by Date: 4/25/2018 – Lot Number 0728-2
UPC #043823925037

Product photos are available on the FDA Website here.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths and fatal infection in pregnant women. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.

Consumers who have purchased these items are advised to discard them or return them to the store where originally purchased for a full credit. Consumers with questions may contact Scott Ruth at 616-698-7700.