Recall: Do you have any of these items in your home?
Royal Seafood Baza, Inc. of Staten Island, New York has recalled several refrigerated, ready to eat, Herring products. The company says the foods have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes which is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Even though healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can be harmful and potentially cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The affected ready to eat Herring products were distributed to customers located New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, and North Carolina.
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The FDA has also has advised consumers not to eat goat cheese products manufactured by Apple Tree Goat Dairy of Richfield, Penn. The products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. For more information from the FDA click here.