Tainted salmon sparks recall

November 9, 2010 

FAIRBANKS -- The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has requested the recall of a batch of smoked salmon from a Fairbanks producer after it found a shipment contaminated with a pathogen.

The department has targeted half-pound bags of Santa's Smokehouse Cajun-Style Smoked Keta Salmon sold between Aug. 27 and Nov. 6.

The department found the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes in a batch sold at the company's retail stores.

The Santa's Smokehouse brand is produced by Interior Alaska Fish Processors Inc.

No illnesses have been reported in association with the recall.

The Department of Environmental Conservation has not yet identified the source of the contamination.

Anchorage Daily News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service