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July 19, 2000

Escolar Recalled by Newport Fish Company

First public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...

South San Francisco, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Newport Fish Company is conducting a recall of Escolar HG Frozen Thawed because the product contained high levels of histamine.

Escolar Fresh Frozen in clear plastic vacuum package, labeled in part: Escolar HG Frozen Thawed.

Recall #F-603-0.  Class II


Cohan Seafood Company, San Francisco, California (supplier).

Newport Fish Company, South San Francisco, California, by telephone on May 18, 2000. Firm-initiated recall complete.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.


28 pounds were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers July 19, 2000.

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