Walmart says some of the smoked salmon produced by Multiexport Foods, Inc of Miami, FL, has to potential for being tainted with Listeria monocytogenes, which is not something you should be consuming at any time of year, lest you feel like suffering through bouts of high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
The 12-oz Twin pack and 1.25-lb pack, under the “Paramount Reserve” brand were distributed between Nov. 12 to Dec. 21 and could have gone to Sam’s Clubs in any of the following states and Peurto Rico–
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
Walmart claims there are no confirmed illnesses tied to the recall, which was initiated after a routine lab test on an undistributed shipment turned up positive for the bacteria.
Below is the UPS and LOT-SUBLOT-BATCH info for all the recalled salmon. If you have any of this in your fridge, you should return it for a full refund.
The UPC code for the twin pack product is: 6 88264 86705 0
The UPC code for the 1.25 lb pack is 6 88264 86664 0.
Here are the specific LOT-SUBLOT-BATCH numbers (found on a sticker affixed to the back of each package) that are affected by the recall:
Twin Pack 12 oz
1.25 lb Pack