McAllen Cold Storage Basa Fish Fillet Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: McAllen Cold Storage Basa Fish Fillet Recall [US]McAllen Cold Storage, Ltd., a McAllen, Texas establishment, recalls an estimated 51,942 pounds of frozen Siluriformes Fish products, specifically Basa Fish Fillet products due to suspected failure to present for import re-inspection upon entry into the United States, a serious health and safety hazard.

USDA: http://ht.ly/U9EL30nZ6Df

Direct link: https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2019/recall-023-2019-release

Additional information:
The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Siluriformes, specifically Basa Fish Fillet products were were imported from Vietnam to the United States on various dates from August 1, 2018 to February 15, 2019 are subject to this recall:

  • BWI Frozen Pangasius (Basa) Fillets Skinless & Boneless, sold in 22-pound white cardboard cases containing 5 to 7 ounce pieces with a case code of BWI 134833 and use-by date of 31/05/2020
  • BWI Frozen Pangasius (Basa) Fillets Skinless & Boneless, sold in 22-pound white cardboard cases containing 5 to 7 ounce pieces with a case code of BWI 134858 and use-by date of 01/06/2020

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

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the USDA, the Basa Fish products subject to recall were distributed by McAllen Cold Storage, Ltd., the importer of Record, establishment number “EST. V21273.” These items were shipped to wholesale and retail locations in Texas. Upon arrival at retail locations, the Basa Fish Fillets may have been removed from boxes and placed in the seafood display case for consumer purchase.

The problem was discovered when an US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) investigator conducted an inquiry to determine if McAllen Cold Storage received imported Pangasius Frozen Basa Fish Fillet products originating from the country of Vietnam. These products are also subject to recall.

==> 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 small children and pets can’t access the suspect food.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Siluriformes Fish, please search for “catfish” or more generically, “fish” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Mr. Miguel Alva, Sales Supervisor at Pro Valley Foods at 1-956-800-4019 during normal business hours Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

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

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

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More information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-023-2019
Recalls Direct RIN: 11211-2019
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