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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.

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

Recall #F-603-0.  Class II

CODE
None.

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

RECALLED BY
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.

DISTRIBUTION
California.

QUANTITY
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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