|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
April 8, 1998
Wang Derm brand Salted Scomber Fish, also
called Pla Too in Thai), vacuum packed in
flexible plastic bags, approximately 8 ounces
Wang Derm Exporter L.P., Bangkok, Thailand.
Vasinee Food Corporation, Brooklyn, New York
(importer), by letter dated November 25, 1997,
and by fax on December 17, 1997. Completed
recall resulted from sample analysis and
follow-up by the New York State Department of
Agriculture and Markets.
New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut,
Maryland, New Jersey, Illinois, Rhode Island,
102 cases (36 bags per case) were distributed.
The product, uneviscerated dried fish, has
the potential to support the growth of and
toxin production by Clostridium botulinum.