Relish Foods Newport brand Tuna Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: US Food and Drug AdministrationRelish Foods, Inc. a Culver City, California establishment, updates its existing recall for certain batch/lots of Frozen Tuna Loins and Tuna Steaks due to suspected Salmonella contamination, consequential bacterial infection and risk of illness, a serious health hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/I4mn30ggyKT

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm582049.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Tuna products are subject to this recall:

  • Newport brand five (5)-pound to eight (8)-pound Tuna Loins
  • Newport brand three (3)- to five (5)-pound Tuna Loins
  • Newport brand six (6)-ounce Tuna Steaks
  • Newport brand four (4)-ounce Tuna Steaks

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, the recalled Tuna was distributed in Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming from 6/17/2017 to 10/13/17 through food service operations, retail stores and restaurants.

The Tuna Fish was distributed as 3 to 5-pound vacuum-packed, frozen, whole Tuna Loins packed in 30 pound Newport brand master cases; 5 to 8-pound vacuum-packed, frozen, Whole Tuna Loins packed in 30 pound Newport brand master cases; 6-ounce vacuum-packed Tuna Steaks in 10-pound Newport brand master cases; and 4-ounce vacuum-packed Tuna Steaks in 10-pound Newport brand master cases. Master cases are labeled with the production lot codes of MTNT 0947C, MTNT 0957B, MTNT 0967A, MTNT 0977D, MTNT 0917B, MTNT 0937D, GND 0737D, GND 0747E, GND 0757A, GND 0767C, GND 0777B, GND 0697B, GND 0707C or GND 0727A.

On the retail side this product is thought to have been distributed to the following retailers:

Alaskan Pride Seafoods, Basha’s, Dickman’s Meat & Deli, Randall’s Fine Meats, Bel Air Market, Brown Valley Meats, Bruno’s Market & Deli, Cal Mart, Concord Produce Market, Eureka Natural Foods, Gerrard’s Heritage Market, JR Meat Company, Nob Hill, Raley’s, Speedy Market, Wholesome Choice Market, Albertsons, Fisherman’s Market & Grill, Flying Fish, Miller’s Harvest Foods, Nel’s Bi-Lo Food Center, Rosauer’s, Yokes Fresh Market, Rod’s Harvest Food, Stein’s Market, Super 1 Foods, Shucks Tavern, Dick Howard’s Meats, Fitts Seafood, Food 4 Less, International C-Food Market, Manzanita Grocery & Deli, Market of Choice, Nickabobs Meat Market, Pacific Fish & Oyster, Pacific Oyster, Roth’s, Sherm’s, Shop N Kart, Zupan’s Markets, Winco Foods, Anderson’s Grocery, Dissmore’s IGA, IGA Food Cache, Leprekon Mart, Market Place (Friday Harbor, WA), West Seattle Thriftway, and Rocky Mountain Seafood.

The Tuna from the recalled lots was displayed at their seafood departments where the product was likely sold as Steak Loins, or pieces of Loins, on a tray with clear plastic wrap cover. It may also have been sold out of the fresh case and wrapped in butcher paper to the customer’s order.

==> For information about Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

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

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at 1-888-730-3875 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Tuna, please search for “tuna” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Salmonella contamination, please search for “Salmonella” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and or sold by Relish Foods, please search for “Relish Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 9386-2017
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