Salmon Imported To Israel By Neto Found To Be Contaminated Before Reaching Consumers

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1The reports of salmonella and listeria in major food companies in Israel continue. The latest involves a major importer, Neto, pertaining to a shipment of frozen salmon intended for the smoked salmon industry. The contamination was detected before the product reached consumers so no recall is required.

Mako news reported on Wednesday, 20 Menachem Av the fish company involved supplies salmon for a number of major companies in Israel, highlighting the contamination was detected in time and there is no fear of the product reaching consumers. The fish in question was imported from Chile and used exclusively for smoking.

The contamination was found in standard inspections and the spoiled product was not permitted into the Kiryat Malachi warehouse. The contamination was only in a portion of the shipment, which was quarantined and the remainder cleared for use after inspection was carried out on the entire shipment.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)