Haring Catfish Recall [US]


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US/Washington: Siluriformes Fish (Catfish) Recall [US]Haring Catfish, Inc. recalls an estimated 21,521 pounds of Siluriformes Fish (Catfish) due to suspected adulteration with Gentian (Crystal) Violet, a serious health hazard. USDA: http://ht.ly/pTPG302pDWf

Direct link: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2016/recall-060-2016-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Catfish are subject to this recall:

  • 11-pound Cardboard boxes of ice packed “Catfish” tails in plastic wrapping identified as HARING CATFISH and having Lot Code 2140 printed on the label.
  • 15-pound Cardboard boxes of IQF (Individually Quick Frozen) “Catfish” steaks, filets, irregular filets, whole fish, strips and nuggets in plastic wrapping identified as HARING CATFISH and having Lot Code 2140 printed on the label.
  • 30-pound Cardboard boxes of ice packed “Catfish” steaks, filets, irregular filets, whole fish, strips, nuggets, and gutted fish in plastic wrapping identified as HARING CATFISH and having Lot Code 2140 printed on the label.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled foods are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the USDA, Haring Catfish of Wisner, Louisiana has recalled an estimated 21,521 pounds of Siluriformes Fish (Catfish) products that may be adulterated with a residue of public health concern, specifically Gentian (Crystal) Violet.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 51217” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These Fish products were shipped to retail locations and hotels, restaurants and institutions in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas.

The problem was discovered on July 11, 2016, after routine FSIS sampling results revealed a violative level of the chemical Gentian (Crystal) Violet in the Catfish.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Catfish, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Dottie Walker, at 1-318-724-6133, extension 119.

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Additional information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-060-2016
Recalls Direct RIN: 7318-2016
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