April 23, 2003
Pacific Seafood Company Has Recalled Pacific Fresh Seafood Mix
Portland, OR (SafetyAlerts)
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) said that Pacific Seafood has recalled its Pacific Fresh Seafood Mix because it contains egg whites and wheat flour in one of the ingredients, imitation crab meat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg whites or wheat flour run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Product was distributed in retail stores in Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Nevada, Kansas, Texas and Utah.
The product is frozen, packed in a 1/LB Pacific Fresh Seafood Mix plastic bag. All products not containing ingredient label for imitation crab meat are affected.
No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to the firm to date.
Consumers who have purchased Pacific Fresh Seafood Mix are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Since discovery of this labeling issue, all packages currently being distributed, are marked with appropriate ingredients label and are in compliance with FDA regulations.
Consumers with questions may contact Charles Kirschbaum at 1 503 226 2200.