The manufacturer of the recently-recalled Yellow Fin Tuna Nakaochi Scrape is now recalling its Tuna Strips because they may be contaminated with salmonella, a potentially deadly foodborne pathogen. The Tuna Strips in question were distributed to wholesalers in Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. Signs and symptoms of salmonella food poisoning include fever, diarrhea (which may be watery or bloody), nausea, vomiting and severe abdominal pain.
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What’s the problem?
May 9, 2012 – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release today informing the public that Moon Fishery (India) Pvt. Ltd. is currently recalling 22 pound cases of ‘Tuna Strips’ Product of India AA or AAA GRADE because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella.
Moon Fishery was notified of the potential contamination after the FDA sampled Tuna Strip products not yet in distribution. As a precautionary measure, the company decided to recall all products that had already been distributed. The Tuna Strips affected by this recall were distributed to wholesalers in Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York.
It is not known whether these wholesalers broke their shipments down into smaller lots for further distribution. When shipped from Moon Fishery, the Tuna Strips were packaged in white boxes with black writing identifying the importer as Moon Marine USA Corporation, listing the contents as Tuna Strips AA or AAA, Product of India. The boxes contain a number of vacuum-wrapped packages with no additional labeling.
Moon Fishery has suspended distribution of its Tuna Strips while the FDA works to determine the source of the contamination. Due to the fact that the end product may not be accompanied by lot numbers or labeling information, product sellers should contact their suppliers to determine whether their Tuna Strips originated from Moon Fishery.
To date, there have been no illnesses reported in connection with this recall. Anyone concerned about a salmonella food poisoning illness should contact their healthcare provider immediately.
Salmonella Food Poisoning Overview
Salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) is one of the most commonly reported causes of foodborne illness each year in the United States. Signs and symptoms of salmonellosis may include:
- abdominal cramps
Sadly, those most prone to contracting salmonella food poisoning include children, the elderly, and those people with chronic diseases or weakened immune systems.
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