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July 19, 2000

Dried Grouper Recalled by Eastern Oceanic Enterprises

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Eastern Oceanic Enterprises, Inc. is conducting a recall of dried grouper because the product, an uneviscerated fish, has the potential to support the growth of and toxin production by Clostridium botulinum.

PRODUCT
Dried Grouper packed in 7-ounce plastic packages.

Recall #F-618-0.  Class I

CODE
None.

MANUFACTURER
Undetermined, imported from Japan.

RECALLED BY
Eastern Oceanic Enterprises, Inc., Brooklyn, New York, by telephone, letter, and press release on November 30, 1999. Completed recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
New York.

QUANTITY
1 case (50 7-ounce packages) was 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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