Bakkafrost Shuts Down Salmon Harvesting Due to Listeria; Market to be Short Large Fish
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton July 19, 2017
Bakkafrost, the major salmon producer in the Faroe Islands, discovered listeria bacteria in its production last week.
This was confirmed by the CEO Regin Jacobsen, to the ilaks newsletter.
“It is true that we have found listeria bacteria in production last week. Therefore, the entire production line was washed.”
The company is not certain how much of the fish was shipped before the listeria was discovered, but Jacobsen says the testing showed small amounts, less than 10 parts per million per gram. Under 100 parts per million listeria is destroyed by ...
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