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December 12, 2000

Certain Blue Seal, Salinas and Lorenzana Brand Fish Products Recalled

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

Carson, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Riverside Food Manufacturing Corporation is recalling certain Blue Seal, Salinas and Lorenzana brand fish products.  The products, uneviscerated fish, have the potential to support the growth of and toxin production by Clostridium botulinum.

This is the first public notice of this Class I recall issued by FDA.

PRODUCT
Blue Seal, Salinas and Lorenzana brand of:
a) Smoked Round Scad
b) Smoked Sardine
c) Smoked Thread Herring
d) Dried Herring (or Dried Thread Herring)
e) Dried Sardine (or Dried Spanish Sardine),

All products are vacuum packed in plastic 6-ounce bags and the label contains a full description of the product.

Recall #F-076/080-1.

CODE
Not Coded. All product on the market at time of recall initiation.

MANUFACTURER
Riverside Food Manufacturing Corporation, Carson, California.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by press release and letter on September 25, 2000. Firm-initiated recall **complete.

**Completed recall: While the FDA has completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been fully accounted for.

DISTRIBUTION
California and New York.

QUANTITY
601 cases (40 packages per case) 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 SafetyAlerts subscribers December 12, 2000.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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