B&I Overseas Trading, Inc. Recalls Veladis Herring in Oil with Italian Spices due to Potential Contamination

B&I Overseas Trading Inc from Van Nuys, CA recalled frozen Veladis herring in oil with Italian spices due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections to people with weakened immune systems.

B&I Overseas Trading Inc from Van Nuys, CA recalled frozen Veladis herring in oil with Italian spices due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections to people with weakened immune systems.

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Listeria infection can only cause short term effects such as high fever, nausea, headache, abdominal pain and diarrhea for healthy people, however it can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

The recalled product was sold at select international retail stores in the State of Washington.

The recall was initiated after B&I Overseas Trading, Inc. discovered the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in their sample testing through certified laboratory.

In response to this, the company has ceased further production and distribution of the product immediately.

B&I Overseas Trading, Inc. informed consumers who bought the potentially contaminated product to not consume it and to throw it away or to return it to the place of sale for a full refund.

There have been no reported illnesses thus far from consuming the products.


© Fourth Estate® — All Rights Reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.