July 9, 2003
Recall Update: Matica Frozen Marlin
Recall is Complete
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.
Frozen Marlin loins packed in shipping cartons labeled in part: Exporter
Industria Marina Cristal Consigned to: Matica Inc Specie: Marlin Blanco Box
# Net Weight Product of Costa Rica. Weights vary but are usually over 100
lbs. per case. Recall # F-405-3.
There are no codes on the product or the bulk cases. Shipment was received
on or about April 15, 2003.
Matica, Inc., Hialeah, FL, by telephone on May 11, 2003, and site visit on
May 12, 2003. State initiated recall is complete.
The product was associated with illness and found to contain elevated levels
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
FL and IL.