Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 07, 2016 00:28 ET

Food Safety Warning: Fjord Laks Brand Gravlax May Be Unsafe Due to Listeria Monocytogenes

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 7, 2016) -

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume the products described below due to Listeria monocytogenes.

The following product has been sold in Quebec.


Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Fjord Laks Gravlax - Marinated Salmon (Dill sauce included) 165 g Variable All Best Before dates up to and including April 20, 2016

What you should do

Check to see if you have the product in your home. If the product is in your home, do not consume it.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process

If you suspect you have become ill from eating a recalled product, the CFIA recommends contacting your doctor.


This warning was triggered by CFIA test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of these or other products. If products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through a Food Recall Warning.


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

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