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Published On: Sat, Feb 23rd, 2013

GoldCoast Salads expands recall to include all spreads, Listeria contamination the reason

In a follow-up to a story earlier this month, Naples, Fl. based GoldCoast Salads, has expanded their voluntary recall to include Maine Lobster Spread, Lobster and Shrimp Spread, and Smoked Salmon Spread, according to a product recall letter earlier this week. 

The recall has been instituted because the possibility of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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In the beginning of February, the recall was only for Blue Crab Spread coded EXP 1-31-13, but has expanded to other GoldCoast products.

According to the recall notice, the following products are being recalled: Blue Crab Spread in containers with a weight of 1 pound and containers with a weight of 8 ounces, Maine Lobster Spread in containers with a weight of 1 pound and containers with a weight of 8 ounces, Lobster and Shrimp Spread in containers with a weight of 1 pound and containers with a weight of 8 ounces, and Smoked Salmon Spread in containers with a weight of 1 pound and containers with a weight of 8 ounces.

The Blue Crab Spread being recalled is coded EXP 2/14/13 B, the Maine Lobster Spread being recalled is coded EXP 2/16/13 LA, the Lobster and Shrimp Spread being recalled is coded EXP 2/23/13 L&S1 and EXP 3/30/13 L&S1, and the Smoked Salmon Spread being recalled is coded 3/10/13 S2.

The products in question were produced 12/17/12, 12/19/12, 12/26/12, 1/31/13, and 1/25/13 respectively and distributed to stores in the Northeast and Southeast United States.

Because of the potential for food borne illness, GoldCoast Salads urge consumers who have purchased the suspect products not to eat them, but to return them to the point of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall should contact GoldCoast Salads by calling (239) 513-0430.

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