Seafood products recalled due to possible health risk

By on June 20, 2013

KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently noted that Prime Food USA of New York 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. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

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.

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.