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January 30, 2002

Leavins Seafood Shellstock oysters Recall Update

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
Shellstock oysters. Recall # F-225-2;
Shucked oysters. Recall # F-226-2.
All oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and harvest area.

CODE
All oysters harvested from Florida Areas 1642 and 1662, Apalachicola Bay, with harvest dates of 9/15/2001 through
9/30/2001 were subject to recall.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Leavins Seafood Inc. Apalachicola, FL. The State of Florida Dept. of Agriculture issued a Recall Notice by mail on 10/5/01. State initiate recall complete.

REASON
These oysters were harvested from the same area as oysters associated with a foodborne illness outbreak.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
324/30 lb. boxes, 6/20 lb boxes, 99/60 lb. boxes and 40/45 lb. boxes

DISTRIBUTION
FL, GA, SC and NC
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