Recalls of seafood, Cinnamon Toast Crunch products announced

Listeria can cause serious complications for pregnant women, such as stillbirth.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jun 7, 2013

Latis Brand Seafood Products recalled

Prime Food USA is recalling Latis Brand Seafood Products due to confirmed and suspected contamination with listeria monocytogenes.
Listeria can cause serious complications for pregnant women, such as stillbirth. Other problems can manifest in people with compromised immune systems. Listeria can also cause serious flu-like symptoms in healthy individuals.
The recalled Latis Brand Seafood products are packaged in various sizes plastic oval type containers. All container sizes are affected. The UPC numbers for the products begin with 75100407.... .The product was sold nationwide. They are products of Latvia.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the products by Food Laboratory personnel found various products to be positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. Consumers who have purchased Latis Brand Seafood Products should not consume them, but should return them to the place of purchase.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at (718) 439-0376.

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch recall

General Mills has announced a voluntary Class I recall of a small quantity of single-serve reduced-sugar Cinnamon Toast Crunch bowlpack sold in foodservice establishments.
This action is being taken as a precaution; the company was notified by an ingredient supplier that it had recalled an ingredient due to the possible presence of salmonella. No illnesses have been associated with this finding.
The recall affects about 168 cases of product. No other varieties or sizes of Cinnamon Toast Crunch are involved. No other General Mills products are impacted. This voluntary recall includes single-serve reduced-sugar Cinnamon Toast Crunch bowlpaks with the following “Better if Used By” dates printed on the package: 
31AUG2013
02SEP2013
Foodservice operators or consumers who have this product are urged to dispose of the product and contact General Mills toll-free at (800) 328-1144 for a replacement.
Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems. Healthy people infected with salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and/or abdominal pain.
For more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website at http://www.cdc.gov