|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
April 28, 1999
World Classic brand Frozen Raw Shrimp, in 16 ounce plastic bags.The following counts are
involved: 26/30 count; 16/20 count, 36/40 count and 51/60 count. Recall #F-344-9.
TOPCO Associates, Skokie, Illinois (own-label distributor);Mid-Pacific Seafoods, Vernon,
Penn-Traffic Company, Inc., Syracuse, New York, by telephone and fax dated November 20,
1998. Completed recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State
Department of Agriculture and Markets.
New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia.
Quantities received and retrieved/returned are as follows:16/20 count: Received 7,500
bagsReturned 3,139 bags (43% retrieved) 26/30 count: Received 3,000 bagsReturned 2,258
bags (75% retrieved)36/40 count: Received 38,000 bagsReturned 23,309 bags (61%
retrieved)51/60 count: Received 45,000 bagsReturned 25,949 bags (58% retrieved).
Product contained undeclared sulfites.