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Bleiker’s recalls smoked salmon

Bleiker’s is recalling one batch of its Traditional Oak Smoked Scottish Salmon because one pack in this small batch has been found to contain listeria. The batch number is ‘55x’ with a ‘use by’ date of 23 November 2011. If you have bought the product being recalled, do not eat it. The Agency has issued a Product Information Recall Notice.

Product details

The product being recalled is:

  • Bleiker’s Traditional Oak Smoked Scottish Salmon, batch number 55x
  • Use by date: 23 November 2011

Bleiker’s has recalled the affected product from consumers and stockists. Customer notices have been displayed in stores, explaining why it’s been recalled.

If you have bought the affected product, don’t eat it. You can return it to the store for a full refund.

No other Bleiker’s products are known to be affected.

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If there is a problem with a food product that means it should not be sold, then it might be 'withdrawn' (taken off the shelves) or 'recalled' (when customers are asked to return the product). The Food Standards Agency issues Product Withdrawal Information Notices and Product Recall Information Notices to let consumers and local authorities know about problems associated with food. In some cases, a ‘Food Alert for Action’ is issued. This provides local authorities with details of specific action to be taken on behalf of consumers.

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