Two possible Listeria food poisoning illnesses have been reported in connection with the recall of New York-style Nova Lox by Spence & Co Ltd, of Brockton, Massachusetts. The smoked salmon company is voluntarily recalling 4-ounce New York-Style Nova Lox due to possible contamination by Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
The Listeria bacteria were found in Nova Lox samples during routine testing and Spence is recalling a total of 1,563 packs of Spence & Co Ltd New York Style Nova Lox Lot 9720704. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the recalled product was sold in states both east and west of the Mississippi River through various distributors in Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, Massachusetts and in the Detroit area between September 26 of this year and October 5.
Here are the retailers and states associated with the Spence Lox Listeria recall:
- Earthfare stores in Alabama, North Carolina, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida and Ohio.
- Shaws Supermarkets in New England.
- Roche Bros in Massachusetts.
- Fresh Markets in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Illinois, Alabama, Arizona, Ohio, Tennessee, South Carolina, Virginia, Indiana, Michigan, Oklahoma and Kansas.
If you or a loved one has suffered from sickness or any other physical ailments as a result of this product, you should contact the law offices of George Sink, P. A. Injury Lawyers today. Our law firm is experienced in handling claims stemming from product recalls and defective product claims. Call us today and let us represent you. We strive for maximum compensation for our clients.