Vita Food Products Issues Voluntary Recall of 4 oz. Vita Classic Premium Sliced Smoked Atlantic Nova Salmon Packages with “SELL BY DEC 15 2011 01961Bâ€� Purchased on July 25 or After

Vita Food Products, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois is notifying the public that 8,088 individual retail packages of 4 oz. Vita Classic Premium Sliced Smoked Atlantic Nova Salmon are being voluntarily recalled due to the potential for contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
7,260 of the individual retail packages were sold on or after July 25 of this year may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Retail packages were sold at:
  • Publix storesin
    • Florida,
    • Georgia,
    • South Carolina,
    • Tennessee,
    • Alabama;
  • Safeway storesin
    • California,
    • Alaska,
    • Oregon,
    • Washington,
    • Idaho,
    • Colorado,
    • Maryland,
    • Virginia,
    • Pennsylvania, and
    • the District of Columbia;
  • Meijer storesin
    • Illinois,
    • Michigan,
    • Indiana,
    • Ohio, and
    • Kentucky;
  • Vons storesin
    • California,
  • Genuardi’s storesin
    • Pennsylvania and
    • New Jersey;
  • Winn Dixie stores in
    • Florida,
  • and the Edgewater Produce store in Chicago, IL.

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