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May 28, 2003

Recall Update: Sau-Sea Foods Recall is Complete

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

PRODUCT
a) Sau-Sea(R) Lobster SPREAD, KEEP REFRIGERATED,
NET WT. 7.5 OZ (212 g), packaged in a plastic tub with
lid. Recall # F-385-3;
b) Sau-Sea(R) Shrimp SPREAD with Roasted Garlic, KEEP
REFRIGERATED, NET WT. 7.5 OZ (212 g), packaged in a plastic tub
with lid. Recall # F-386-3;
c) Sau-Sea(R) Crab SPREAD with Jalapeno, KEEP REFRIGERATED,
NET WT. 7.5 OZ (212g), packaged in a plastic tub with lid.
Recall # F-387-3.
Products were packaged in a rigid plastic containers with a use by
date imprinted on the containers (see codes). There are 12 - 8 oz.
containers per case.

CODE
a) Item # 08066; "Use by Date": 7/25/02, 8/10/02, 9/05/02, 9/20/02;
b) Item # 08067; "Use by Date": 7/25/02, 8/10/02, 8/29/02, 9/20/02;
c) Item # 08064; "Use by Date": 7/25/02, 8/10/02, 8/22/02, 9/05/02,
9/20/02.
NOTE: the spreads have a shelf life that is equal to 60 days from
the date of production.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Sau-Sea Foods, Inc, Tarrytown, NY, by memos on
July 8, 2002, July 12, 2002, and July 15, 2002, and by follow-up memos on July 31, 2002.
Manufacturer: Zebu Enterprises, LLC Shrewsbury, NJ. FDA initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Seafood spreads contain undeclared ingredients including egg white and wheat gluten.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
a) 462 cs (12 - 7.5 oz. units/case);
b) 420 cs (12 - 7.5 oz. units/case);
c) 299 cs (12 - 7.5 oz. units/case).

DISTRIBUTION
NY, IL, GA, and OH.

 
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