January 12, 2015

The Santa Barbara Smokehouse Inc Voluntary Recall Because of Possible Health Risk

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall for cold-smoked salmon produced by Santa Barbara  Inc., CA. This voluntary recall is for brands and batches of cold-smoked salmon produced and packed between Dec. 17 and Dec. 24,  2014 as a result of potential Listeria Monocytogenes contamination. Listeria Monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. ough healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Cambridge House Private Reserve, Cambridge House Mild, Cambridge House Mild 4oz, Cambridge House Royal, Cambridge House Royal 4oz, Cambridge House Royal Pastrami, Cambridge House Royal Lemon and Dill, Cambridge House Royal Prime Tenderloin, Cambridge House Mild Lemon Pepper, Cambridge House Balmoral, Cambridge House Balmoral 4oz, Cambridge House Gravadlax, Cambridge House Mild Citron Vodka, Coastal Harbor, Coastal Harbor Oak, Coastal Harbor Oak Beech, Coastal Harbor Beech, Coastal Harbor Oak Beech Pastrami, Coastal Harbor 1lb Trimmings, Coastal Harbor Nova, Santa Barbara Smokehouse Balmoral, Harbor Point Atlantic, Harbor Point Scottish Style, Gelsons Market Cambridge House Private Reserve, Fresh & Easy Atlantic Smoked Salmon 4oz, Fresh & Easy Scottish Smoked Atlantic Salmon 4oz, Fresh & Easy Smoked Salmon Trimmings 4oz, Channel Island Atlantic, Local Abundance 4oz, Local Abundance Norwegian, Local Abundance unsliced, Gordon Foods Private Reserve Wild.

Batch numbers found on the rear of the package: 200, 596, 4261, 5042, 5251, 5264, 5609, 5699, 5731, 5761, 5792, 5904, 5924, 5934, 5969, 5979, 6012, 6029, 6042, 6054, 6061, 6072, 6082, 6175, 6194, 6204, 6214, 6285, 6304, 6314, 6322, 6339, 6344, 6351, 6362, 6379, 6434, 6449, 6452, 6461, 6479, 6481, 6492, 6572, 6569, 6572, 6584, 6594, 6604, 6612, 6664, 6674, 6684.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this incident.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes on food contact surfaces.

The production of the product has been voluntarily suspended while CDPH and the company continue to investigate the source of the incident.

Consumers who have purchased any of the above products are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-805-966-9796.

The full recall can be found at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm429733.htm.

 

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