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June 4, 2003

Recall Update: E. Frank Hopkins Co. Australian Yellowtail Kingfish Recall is Complete

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

PRODUCT
Australian Yellowtail Kingfish (cryovac hamachi loins). Each vacuum pack of the fresh fillets had various weights ranging from 1 kg to 2 kg. The individual vacuum packs are shipped in Styrofoam shipping containers with weights ranging from 25 lbs to 35 lbs. Recall # F-384-3.

CODE
All products on the market at the time the recall was initiated.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: E. Frank Hopkins Co., Inc., Philadelphia, PA, by letters on November 5, 2002.
Manufacturer: Clean Seas Aquaculture Growout Pty, Ltd, Port Lincoln, South Australia. FDA initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The product was inadequately labeled resulting in the potential for the formation of Clostridium botulinum toxin due to temperature abuse.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
64.84 lbs.

DISTRIBUTION
PA and NJ.

 
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