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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
May 12, 1999

Vancouver Seafood Inc. Recalls Breaded Frozen Fish

Vancouver, WA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Tai Wing Hong Importer Inc. is recalling breaded frozen fish packed in poly lined cases, because the products contain undeclared allergens as follows:
a-d contain undeclared FD&C Yellow # 5, FD&C Yellow # 6, and dehydrated skim milk.
e-f contain undeclared wheat flour, FD&C Yellow 5, FD&C Yellow #6, and dehydrated skim milk.

PRODUCT
a) Cod - 2 oz. pieces, in 10 lb cases
b) Halibut pieces - 2 oz. pieces, 3 oz. pieces (V.S.I. label),4 oz. Pieces, 5 oz pieces, in 10 lb. Cases
c) Halibut fillets - 4 oz. pieces in 10 lb. Cases.
d) Halibut patties - 3 oz. Pieces, 4 oz. pieces each in 10 lb cases.
e) Burgerville sandwich in 20 lb. cases
f) Burgerville Fish-N-Chips in 20 lb. cases.
Recall #F-386/391-9.

CODE
Products a-d: all products bearing date codes prior to Jan 01 99.
Products e-f: all products bearing date codes prior to and including Apr 08 99.

MANUFACTURER
Vancouver Seafood Inc., Vancouver, Washington.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on April 22, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
a-d) Washington state, Oregon, California;
e-f) Oregon.

QUANTITY
a-d) Approximately 3,970 pounds;
e-f) Approximately 6,000-8,000 pounds were distributed.

 

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