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May 21, 2003

Hope African Food Has Recalled Catfish

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

PRODUCT
a) Dried smoked catfish steaks packed in flexible plastic
bags. The product does not bear a statement of
identification or weight, only the manufacturer is
identified on the label. Recall # F-349-3;
b) Dried smoked catfish whole fish packed in flexible
plastic bags. The product does not bear a statement of
identification or weight, only the manufacturer is
identified on the label. Recall # F-350-3.

CODE
All products shipped between August 24 - September 8, 2002 are subject to recall.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Hope African Food Line & Seafood Supply, by telephone on October 3, 2002, and by letter dated December 16,
2002. FDA initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
The firm violated its Consent Decree of Permanent Injunction by continuing to ship dried smoked catfish
products to consumers after August 23, 2002.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
Approximately 2,500 lbs.

DISTRIBUTION
IL, MD, TX, GA, FL, TN, MN, CO, NJ, and CA.

 
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