Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 07, 2011 17:26 ET

Cancellation of Health Hazard Alert Regarding Salmonella in Strubs Ready-to-Eat Danish Style Smoked Grav-Lox Atlantic Salmon

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 7, 2011) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is cancelling the alert issued on October 5, 2011.The CFIA is now advising the public that the Strubs ready-to-eat Danish Style Smoked Grav-Lox Atlantic Salmon described below does not represent a health risk associated with Salmonella.

Brand & Product Size UPC Lot code
Strubs ready to eat Danish Style Smoked Grav-Lox Atlantic Salmon 7 oz / 200 g 0 71217 69915 8 09262011

The original October 5, 2011 CFIA alert was based on a third-party contract laboratory report that Salmonella was detected in a sample of the Strubs ready-to-eat Danish Style Smoked Grav-Lox Atlantic Salmon. Subsequently, the same laboratory reported that the Salmonella positive result was in fact a false positive, attributed to laboratory cross contamination. Therefore, the alert issued on October 5, 2011 is cancelled.

This product was distributed in Ontario by Foodfest International 2000 Inc., Concord, ON.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on Salmonella, visit the Food Facts web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/concen/cause/salmonellae.shtml

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
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