October 16, 2003
Recall Update: Rock Landing Seafood
Recall is Complete
The FDA has released the following information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NY, MD and GA.