Seaquest Seafood Corp. of Industry, California, is recalling its Dehydrated & Marinated Uneviscerated Fish

Seaquest Seafood Corp. of Industry, California, is recalling its Dehydrated & Marinated Uneviscerated Fish

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For Immediate Release
October 21, 2015
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1-626-968-8188 1-626-968-8188 (Wednesday to Friday, 1pm to 5pm PST)
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Seaquest Seafood Corp. of Industry, California, is recalling its Dehydrated & Marinated Uneviscerated Fish as list below, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which 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.
The recalled items were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through restaurant distributors.
The products come in the corresponding weight listed below in clear plastic package inside a master paper carton with Sunrise Brand on the sides of carton.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.
The potential for contamination was noted after FDA inspection found that the product had not been eviscerated or was under-eviscerated.
– Sunrise Brand Marinated Silver/White Croaker
– 30 x 14oz
– Barcode 5 08 54336-50081 0
– Sunrise Brand Marinated Climbing Perch
– 30 x 16 oz
– Barcode 2 08 54336-20130 4
– Sunrise Brand Marinated River Barb
– 60 x 10 oz
– Barcode 2 08 54336-20140 2
– Sunrise Brand Dehydrated Anchovy size 2/3cm
– 1 x 22 lb
– Barcode 5 08 54336-50161 9
– Sunrise Brand Dehydrated Anchovy size 3/5cm
– 100 x 3.5oz
– Barcode 2 08 54336-20161 9
– Sunrise Brand Dehydrated Anchovy size 1/2cm
– 1 x 22 lb
– Barcode 5 08 54336-50166 4
– Sunrise Brand Dehydrated Big-Eye Herrings
– 1 x 3.3 lb
– Barcode 5 08 54336-50201 2

Consumers who have purchased the above items are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-626-968-8188 1-626-968-8188 (Wednesday to Friday, 1pm to 5pm PST).

* 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.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm468878.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263