June 4, 2003
Recall Update: E. Frank Hopkins Co.
Australian Yellowtail Kingfish Recall is Complete
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following
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.
All products on the market at the time the recall was initiated.
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.
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
PA and NJ.