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May 10, 2000

Garden and Valley Isle Seafood Recalls  Yellowfin Tuna Loins

Honolulu, HI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Garden and Valley Isle Seafood, Inc. is recalling Yellowfin Tuna Loins, frozen (row) vacuumed packaged in various weights, made by Sea Pack.   The tuna is being recalled because the product contained high levels of histamine and was associated with histamine poisoning.

Approximately 2,262 pounds were distributed in Hawaii and bear the Lot #23300 with the production dates of:
12/04/98; 02/03/99; 6/08/99; 7/24/99; 8/14/99; 9/03/99; 9/06/99; 9/09/99; and 9/10/99.  The FDA stated that there may be other production dates that were already sold to customers.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by Garden and Valley Isle Seafood, Inc., by memorandum February 23 and 24, 2000, and by telephone.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #f-437-0

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers May 10, 2000.

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