Recall of Clarke’s Irish Oak Smoked Salmon (Farmed) Due to Presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Friday, 20 December 2013

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Alert Notification:



Clarke’s Irish Oak Smoked Salmon (Farmed); Approval number: IE MO 0009 EC; Pack sizes range from 100g to 1 kg.

Batch Code:

Use by dates between 19/12/2013 to 08/01/2014.

Country Of Origin:



As a precautionary measure, Clarke’s Fish Exports Ltd. is recalling batches of the above farmed oak smoked salmon due to the detection of Listeria monocytogenes in some batches.  The affected smoked salmon was supplied to distributors, on-line customers and retail shops.  Batch codes  FN47700 / FN47800 / FN47900 with a use by date of 11/01/14 are not implicated in the recall. Clarke’s Organic Farmed Smoked Salmon is not affected by this recall. and Clarkes's Smoked

Nature Of Danger:

Listeriosis is serious and can be life threatening in vulnerable individuals. Specific segments of the population would be deemed at particular risk including pregnant women, the elderly and people with impaired immune functions. More information on pregnancy and Listeria can be found at this link.

Action Required:


PEHOs will be contacted directly, if required.

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Food businesses operators who have received the implicated smoked salmon are requested to remove the affected batches from sale and clearly display a point of sale notice at retail level informing customers not to eat it.


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated smoked salmon.