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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 30.04.00.

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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