Bornstein Seafood, Inc is Voluntarily Recalling all Canned Seafood Products Because of Possible Health Risk

Bornstein Seafood, Inc is Voluntarily Recalling all Canned Seafood Products Because of Possible Health Risk

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Bornstein Seafood, Inc is Voluntarily Recalling all Canned Seafood Products Because of Possible Health Risk
For Immediate Release
October 17, 2015
(503) 325-6164

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BORNSTEIN SEAFOODS, INC of Astoria, Oregon is voluntarily recalling ONLY canned salmon, sardines, sturgeon, and tuna with any code starting with “OC” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.
Botulism, a potentially fatal form of food poisoning, can cause the following symptoms: general weakness, dizziness, double-vision and trouble with speaking or swallowing. Difficulty in breathing, weakness of other muscles, abdominal distension and constipation may also be common symptoms. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.
There have been no reported cases of illness to date.
Products were distributed to retail and to internet customers nationwide from the website BORNSTEIN.COM. The last date of distribution of recalled products is September 2015.
Affected production codes include any codes starting with “OC”. The code can be found on either the bottom or on top of the can.Products are packaged in metal cans with net weights ranging from 5.5 oz. to 6 oz.
Product Name UPC Brand
Krooke’s Shanghaied Salmon No UPC
Fancy Pink Salmon 6 14133 30506 4 Logger’s Choice
Pink Salmon 6 14133 30507 1 Bornstein Seafoods
Smoked Pacific Sardines 6 14133 32155 2 Bornstein Seafoods
Spicy Tomato Pacific Sardines 6 14133 32114 9 Bornstein Seafoods
Sharyn’s “Think Pink” Salmon 6 14133 30506 4 Bornstein Seafoods
Smoked Albacore Tuna Fillet 6 14133 30702 0 Bornstein Seafoods
Smoked Sturgeon 6 14133 30802 7 Bornstein Seafoods
The BORNSTEIN SEAFOODS, INC products were made by Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC and this voluntary recall was initiated after we were notified that that our products were possibly under- processed. The problem was discovered during an inspection at Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
If you have any questions, call BORNSTEIN SEAFOODS, INC at (503) 325-6164 between the hours of 8:00am PST and 5:00pm PST, Monday- Friday or send e-mail to BORNSTEIN@BORNSTEIN.COM.

* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.

* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.

* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.

* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
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If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at or 312.629.7263.