March 15, 2008: Recall Issued For Slade Gorton Langostinos

Slade Gorton Langostinos Recall News
Slade Gorton & Company has issued a recall for its “ICYBAY” cooked, ready to eat, frozen Langostinos because the product may be contaminated with the foodborne pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes.

Slade Gorton Langostinos Recall

In a company press release, Slade Gorton issued the following information regarding the recalled products:

The product retails in one pound, clear plastic package marked with UPC 0-73129-61672-8 on the top and with an expiration date of June 2009 and is distributed under the brand name of “ICYBAY”. The product also was distributed to wholesale accounts, also under the “ICYBAY” brand, in five pound clear plastic packages containing either 70-90 count, 90-125 count or 120-150 count. This recall involves production dates of July 18, 2007 through August 13, 2007 and/or Julian dates of 199 through 232.

The recalled “ICYBAY” cooked langostinos were distributed to retailers in Massachusetts and Maryland, over the course of the past several weeks. The majority of the retail distribution was removed from shelves immediately upon notice of the potential of contamination. The recalled “ICYBAY” cooked langostinos were distributed to wholesalers in Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.”

About Listeria

Listeria food poisoning, also referred to as listeriosis, affects primarily pregnant women, newborns, the elderly, and adults with weakened immune systems.

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

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