August 30, 2000Imported Frozen Shrimp Recalled
Gables, FL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported that Suram Trading Company is conducting a
recall of its Cafatex brand Fresh Quick Frozen Raw, Headless Black Tiger Shrimp because
the product may be contaminated with Salmonella. In addition, the product was associated
with a salmonellosis and enterotoxigenic E. coli outbreak.
This is the first public notice of
this Class II
recall issued by FDA.
Cafatex brand Fresh Quick Frozen Raw, Headless Black Tiger Shrimp, size 21/25, packed in
4-pound frozen blocks.
2281299, 2241299, 1281299, 2251299, 1251299, 1271299, 1241299, 1211299.
Catafex, Cantho, Vietnam.
Suram Trading Company, Coral Gables, Florida, by letter mailed beginning April 14,
2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
Florida and Grand Cayman Island.
781 cases (6/4 frozen blocks per case) were distributed.
Questions about 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 August 30,
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