Salmon products ranging through wet-fish, smoked salmon and fish pies, have been removed from shelves and recalled by supermarkets due to contaminations with diesel.
The source of the problem has been traced to the seafood company Marine Harvest – one of the world’s biggest salmon farmers – which operates in the west Highlands and supplies fish to Morrisons and Young’s Seafood Ltd. The company said the fresh fish could have been tainted by the diesel – possibly from a vehicle – during transportation to a nearby processing plant.
The problem was first noticed when consumers complained of an unpleasant “white spirit” taste. Thousands of salmon products have been recalled from ten supermarket chains. The salmon recall is the latest in a long line of food alerts similar to the Tuna story we reported recently. [Read more...]