Seabear Company, Anacortes, Wash., is voluntarily recalling 1,225, 3 oz. units of its Cold Smoked Wild Coho Salmon Lox from the Gerard & Dominique Seafoods brand, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.
The affected Cold Smoked Wild Coho Salmon Lox, is of lot # CSCO-17339, Pack Date 17-340 and was distributed directly to distributors in CA, MD, and WA between Dec. 08, 2017 and April 10, 2018. It may have been further distributed and sold through retail stores at least in these states.
Cold Smoked Wild Coho Salmon Lox was packaged in a reduced oxygen packaging, net wt. 3 oz. (85g), and has the UPC 7 52047 92635 4.
The recall was initiated because the product’s water phase salt testing fell below 3.5%. Labeling instructions state to freeze or refrigerate, once thawed they can be kept unopened in the fridge for up to 30 days. Because the water phase salt is under 3.5% the product must remain frozen until ready to consume. Keeping in the refrigerator after thawing in a reduced oxygen package has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.