October 5, 1999
Ocean Bright Boneless,
Skinless Tuna Loins Recalled for Histamine Poisoning
Allentown, PA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that K. Heeps, Inc. is recalling Boneless, Skinless
Tuna Loins under the Ocean Bright label because the product contained high levels of
histamine and was associated with histamine poisoning.
The Boneless, Skinless Tuna Loins were distributed
frozen and shipped 5 loins (approximately 12 pounds) per box by Stavis Seafood in
Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
The recalled product can be identified by the
Batch Code of IAB303. The Production Date is 30.10.98 and the Best Before Date is
This Class II recall
was initiated by K. Heeps by telephone on August 26, 1999. This is the first public
notice issued by the FDA. The FDA considers this recall to be complete.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #F-673-9
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