April 5, 2011: MS Fish Corp., Announces Recalls Ossie’s Schmaltz Herring

MS Fish Recall News – MS Fish Corp., Brooklyn, NY, announced on January 12, 2011, that the company has issued a recall for its Ossie’s Schmaltz Herring due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Listeria, is a type of bacterium, capable of a causing serious and sometimes fatal foodborne infection known as listeriosis.

MS Fish Recall Information

A company press release reported that the following product is subject to the recall:

“Ossie’s Schmaltz Herring is packed in a 12 oz plastic container coded 2/0311. It is a product of USA. Product was distributed throughout New York State.”

Consumers are warned not to eat the recalled herring.

Listeriosis and Listeria Food Poisoning

Listeriosis symptoms may include fever, muscle aches, and occasionally, gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea or diarrhea. If the Listeria infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, or convulsions.

Infants and young children, the elderly, immunocompromised, and pregnant women and their fetuses are at greatest risk for developing the serious complications associated with Listeria infection.

Signs of illness typically appear from 3- 4 weeks following the consumption of Listeria contaminated food. However, symptoms can develop from within one week to 90 days after exposure to Listeria. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) a blood or spinal fluid test will confirm listeriosis.

Listeria Food Poisoning Lawsuit Help

New Brunswick, NJ Lawyer, Eric Weinberg, represents individuals who have been sickened in Listeria outbreaks nationwide. If you have a question concerning your legal rights, please call us toll free at 1-877-934-6274, or complete the Free Legal Case Evaluation found on this page.

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