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October 10, 2002

Recall Update: Oysters Recall Complete

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
Shellstock oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area. Recall # F-898-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period 3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Louisiana Fresh Seafood, Breaux Bridge, LA, by telephone on March 29, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
528 sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
LA and TX.

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PRODUCT
Shellstock oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area. Recall # F-899-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from
Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period
3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Inland Seafood, New Orleans, LA, by telephone on March 24, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
13 boxes.
DISTRIBUTION
LA and MS.

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PRODUCT
Shellstock oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area. Recall # F-900-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from
Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period
3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Eddie's Quality Oysters Port, Sulphur, LA, by telephone on March 29, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1328 sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
VA, MS, FL, LA and NC.

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PRODUCT
Shucked oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area. Recall # F-901-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period 3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Louisiana Pride Oysters, Violet, LA, by telephone on March 28, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
435 gallons.
DISTRIBUTION
LA.

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PRODUCT
Oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area.
Recall # F-902-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period 3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Louisiana Seafood Express, Franklinton, LA, by telephone beginning on April 1, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
552 -1/2 gallons.
DISTRIBUTION
LA and MS.

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PRODUCT
Oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area.
Recall # F-903-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period 3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Melerine Seafood, St. Bernard, LA, by telephone April 1, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
123 sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
LA and AL.

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PRODUCT
Oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area.
Recall # F-904-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from
Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period
3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Motivatit Seafood, Houma, LA, by telephone beginning April 2, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Oysters were associated with a food borne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1524 sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
LA, MI, AL, MD, AZ, FL, TX, IL, MO, CA, PA and Puerto Rico.

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PRODUCT
Oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area.
Recall # F-905-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period 3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
New Orleans Gulf Seafood, New Orleans, LA, by telephone on March 29, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
17 sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
AL and MS.

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PRODUCT
Shellstock oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area. Recall # F-906-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from
Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period
3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
P & J Oysters, Inc., New Orleans, LA, by telephone on March 28, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
942 sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
LA and TX.



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PRODUCT
Oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area.
Recall # F-907-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period 3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Port Sulphur Fisheries, Port Sulphur, LA, by telephone on March 30, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
400 sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
LA.

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PRODUCT
Oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area.
Recall # F-908-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period 3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Robin & Cohn Distributors, Chalmette, LA, by telephone on March 28, 2002.
Manufacturer: Robin & Cohn, Chalmette, LA. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
513 sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
LA.

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PRODUCT
Shucked Oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area. Recall # F-909-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period 3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Seafood Wholesalers, Westwego, LA, by telephone on March 30, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
8 gallons.
DISTRIBUTION
LA.

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PRODUCT
Oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area.
Recall # F-910-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period 3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Shamrock Seafood, Raceland, LA, by telephone on March 29, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
4 sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
LA.

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PRODUCT
Oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area. Recall # F-911-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period 3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Southern Foods, St. Bernard, LA, by telephone on March 29, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1444 large sacks, 495 small sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
LA, AL, VA, FL and NC.

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PRODUCT
Shellstock oysters packaged in burlap sacks labeled "Growing Area 6". Recall # F-912-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from LA Growing Area 6, Black Bay, during March 12-28, 2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Bez Oysters & Seafood, Inc., Belle Chase, LA, by telephone on March 30 and April 1, 2002.
State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
400 sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
LA.

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PRODUCT
Oysters packaged in bulk with no labeling other than the harvest tags which indicate harvest date and area.
Recall # F-913-2.
CODE
The recall involves all oysters harvested from Louisiana, Growing Area 6, Black bay during the time period 3/12-28/2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Brant?s Oysters, Pointe a la Hache, LA, by telephone on March 29, 2002. State initiated recall is complete.
REASON
Oysters were associated with a foodborne illness outbreak (Norwalk-like virus).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
49 sacks.
DISTRIBUTION
LA..

 
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