Harris Smokehouse: Urgent recall of popular IGA food items

An urgent national recall has been announced for a range of smoked fish products after a dangerous bacteria was detected.

Product Safety Australia announced on Tuesday that listeria had been found in five food products produced by Harris Smokehouse.

The products that have been recalled include hot smoked barramundi, hot smoked trout blackening spice, everyday smashed smoked salmon, premium smoked salmon and smoked salmon trimmings.

Health authorities have warned that the products could be dangerous for pregnant, elderly or immunocompromised Australians.

Symptoms for those infected with listeriosis include fever, chills, neck stiffness, vomiting and a confused mindset. They can remain active up to six weeks after exposure to the bacteria.

The products have been sold in IGAs and Foodland stores in every state and territory in Australia except for Tasmania.

They have also been sold online.

To identify the items please refer to the below barcodes and use-by dates.

• Hot smoked barramundi: barcode 9345902000644 – 150g, use by 28/7/2022 through to 4/8/2022

• Hot smoked trout blackening spice: barcode: 9345902000606 – 150g, use by 1/8/2022 through to 4/8/2022

• Everyday smashed smoked salmon: barcode: 9345902000552 – 150g, use by 20/7/2022 through to 28/7/2022

• Premium smoked salmon: barcode: 9345902000019 – 100g, 250g, 500g and 1kg, use by 18/7/2022 through to 8/8/2022

• Smoked salmon trimmings: barcode: 9345902000064 – 250g, use by 25/7/2022 through to 29/7/2022

For further information, consumers can contact Harris Smokehouse on 08 8388 7000.


Extracted from The Australian

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