Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 05, 2010 23:39 ET

CFIA/Health Hazard Alert: Smoked Salmon From Sausage Kitchen Fine Sausages & Meats May Contain Listeria Monocytogenes

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume Smoked Salmon purchased from Sausage Kitchen Fine Sausages & Meats, Ottawa, Ontario, because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The affected Smoked Salmon was sold over the counter from one retail location, Sausage Kitchen Fine Sausages & Meats, 5 Byward Market Square, Ottawa, Ontario, from September 10 to October 4, 2010, inclusive.

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

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with this bacteria may cause listeriosis, a foodborne illness. Listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Infected pregnant women may experience only a mild, flu-like illness, however, infections during pregnancy can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.

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 Listeria monocytogenes, visit the Food Facts web page at:

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at:

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: Food and consumer product recalls are also available at

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