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Skipanon Seafood Lawsuit

Skipanon Brand Seafood LLC of Warrenton, OR, has issued a multi-state recall for all of its canned tuna, salmon, steelhead trout and sturgeon products because they may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one developed symptoms of food poisoning after eating recalled seafood products, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.

What’s the Problem?

October 11, 2015 – Skipanon seafood products included in the recall were sold online and distributed to wholesalers and retailers in Michigan, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Affected production codes begin with “OC,” which can be found either at the bottom or on top of the can. Products are packaged in metal cans with net weights of 5.5-66.5 oz.

Which Products are Affected by the Recall?

  • ALBACORE TUNA — Net weight: 48 oz. (1361 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00148 0
  • ALBACORE TUNA BELLIES — Net weight: 66.5 oz. (1885 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00145 9
  • ALBACORE TUNA — Net weight: 66.5 oz. (1885 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00144 2
  • ALBACORE TUNA — Net weight: 6 oz. (170 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00117 6
  • SMOKED ALBACORE TUNA — Net weight: 5.5 oz. (156 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00116 9
  • CHINOOK SALMON — Net weight: 6 oz. (170 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00118 3
  • SMOKED CHINOOK SALMON — Net weight: 5.5 oz. (156 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00112 1
  • PEPPERED SMOKED CHINOOK SALMON — Net weight: 5.5 oz. (156 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00114 5
  • COHO SALMON — Net weight: 6 oz. (170 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00119 0
  • SMOKED COHO SALMON — Net weight: 5.5 oz. (156 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00113 8
  • COLUMBIA RIVER SOCKEYE DELUXED HANDFILLED — Net weight: 6 oz. (170 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00120 6 (This label shows Packed by Oregon Ocean Seafoods, the old firm name.)
  • SOCKEYE SALMON — Net weight: 6 oz. (170 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00120 6
  • SMOKED SOCKEYE SALMON — Net weight: 5.5 oz. (156 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00140 4
  • FANCY STEELHEAD — Net weight: 6 oz. (170 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00141 1
  • SMOKED STEELHEAD — Net weight: 5.5 oz. (156 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00142 8
  • PEPPERED SMOKED STEELHEAD — Net weight: 5.5 oz. (156 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00143 5
  • SMOKED STURGEON — Net weight: 5.5 oz. (156 g) — UPC: 6 58071 00111 4

Botulism Food Poisoning Symptoms

Botulism is a severe paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Symptoms include:

  • General weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Double-vision
  • Trouble speaking / swallowing
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Weakness of muscles
  • Abdominal distention
  • Constipation

Anyone experiencing these symptoms should seek immediate medical attention.

FDA Recommendation

If you purchased any of the seafood products listed above, you should discard them immediately or return them to the point of purchase for a full refund. Internet customers may contact Skipanon and hold recalled products for pickup.

Do I Have a Skipanon Seafood Recall Lawsuit?

The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in seafood recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new botulism cases in all 50 states.

Free Confidential Case Evaluation: Again, if you developed symptoms of botulism after eating Skipanon seafood, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a Food Poisoning Suit and our lawyers can help.

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