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Food Safety Alert

May 28, 2013

Joe Morrissey, 518-457-0752
Joe.Morrissey@agriculture.ny.gov

Prime Food USA Issues an Alert on Listeria in Latis Brand Seafood Products

Prime Food USA, 50st & 1st Ave Building # 57, Brooklyn NY 11232, is recalling Latis Brand Seafood Products due to confirmed and suspected contamination with listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria can cause serious complications for pregnant women, such as stillbirth. Other problems can manifest in people with compromised immune systems. Listeria can also cause serious flu-like symptoms in healthy individuals.

The recalled Latis Brand Seafood products are packaged in various sizes plastic oval type containers. All container sizes are affected. The UPC numbers for the products begin with 75100407.... . The product was sold nationwide. They are products of Latvia.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the products by Food Laboratory personnel found various products to be positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. Consumers who have purchased Latis Brand Seafood Products should not consume them, but should return them  to the place of purchase.Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-439-0376.

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