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February 6, 2002

Shellstock Oysters and Shucked Oysters Recall Update

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

PRODUCT
Shellstock oysters, Recall # F-235-2; # F-237-2, F-239-2, F-241-2, # F-243-2, # F-245-2, # F-247-2, # F-249-2, # F-251-2, # F-253-2, # F-255-2, # F-257-2, # F-259-2, F-261-2, # F-263-2, # F-265-2, # F-267-2, # F-269-2, # F-271-2, # F-273-2, # F-275-2, 
Shucked oysters, Recall # F-236-2, # F-240-2, # F-242-2,  # F-244-2, # F-246-2, # F-248-2, # F-250-2, # F-252-2, # F-254-2, # F-256-2, # F-258-2, # F-260-2, # F-262-2, # F-264-2, # F-266-2, # F-268-2, # F-270-2, # F-272-2, # F-274-2, # F-276-2, .
All oysters were 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
Gordon's Seafood Tallahassee, FL, Davis Seafood, Apalachicola, FL, Bill's Seafood, Carrabelle, FL, R. M. Seafood, Eastpoint, FL, Flowers Seafood, Eastpoint, FL, Sea Quest Seafood, Apalachicola, FL, R.D.'s Seafood, Apalachicola, FL, Lombardi's Seafood, Apalachicola, FL, Two J's Trading Co., Apalachicola, FL, Pristine International Seafood, Apalachicola, FL, Little Bay II Inc., Eastpoint, FL, Sumatra Seafood Brokers Bristol, FL, David's Seafood, Eastpoint, FL, D.L. Thomas Seafood, Panacea, FL, R&R Seafood, Panacea, FL, Webb's Seafood Inc., Youngstown, FL, Barber's Seafood Inc., Eastpoint, FL, Bluepoints Int'l Fisher, Apalachicola, FL, Miller & Ellis Seafood, Southport, FL, Lynn's Quality Oysters, Eastpoint, FL, Fred's Best Seafood, Eastpoint, FL, by letter on Oct. 5, 2001. State initiated recall is complete.

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

DISTRIBUTION
FL, GA, AL, MD and SC.

 
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