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October 16, 2003

Recall Update: Rock Landing Seafood Recall is Complete

(SafetyAlerts) - The FDA has released the following information.

PRODUCT
Fresh picked crab meat (retorted in shell initially) which is stored under refrigeration and is packed into 16 oz. semi-opaque white plastic containers with white plastic snap on lid, in four different styles (grades): Claw Crabmeat, Lump Crabmeat, Jumbo Lump Crabmeat and Premium Cocktail Claw Crabmeat. Each container has the additional labeling as follows: "STEAMED UNDER PRESSURE ROCK LANDING SEAFOOD Fresh Picked CRAB MEAT NET WT. 16 OZ. FL-31822-C KEEP REFRIGERATED." Recall # F-544-3.

CODE
All product produced on May 13, 2003 through June 27, 2003 and also product produced and shipped on July 14, 2003 which has the following codes printed on the plastic container lids: 05/13/2003, 5/16/03, 01051803, 04052203, 02052703, 05053003, 05060603, 03061103, 04061203, 02061703, 02062403, 05062703 and 01071403.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Rock Landing Seafood, Panacea, FL, by telephone on July 8, 2003, by letter on July 11, and July 14, 2003. FDA initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The firm violated its Consent Decree of Permanent Injunction by continuing to distribute ready-to-eat crab meat products to consumers without abiding by any of the preliminary conditions specified in the signed Consent Decree.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2600-16 oz. containers.

DISTRIBUTION
NY, MD and GA
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