MiCal Seafood Tuna Recall [US]


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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: MiCal Seafood, Inc., a Cooper City, Florida, establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Frozen, Wild-Caught Yellowfin Tuna Loins, Tuna Poke, Tuna Steaks, Tuna Ground Meat and Tuna Saku Fish (all products of Vietnam) due to suspected elevated levels of Histamine, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis and Scombroid Fish Poisoning, both serious and potential fatal situations, requiring immediate medical intervention.

FDA: http://ht.ly/WymA30pJGHR

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/mical-seafood-inc-voluntarily-expands-tuna-recall-possible-scombroid-poisoning

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

  • MiCal Seafood branded Tuna Loins AAA 3-5LB IVP, sold in 30 pound containers with the country of origin listed as Vietnam
  • MiCal Seafood branded Tuna Loins AAA 5-8LB IVP, sold in 30 pound containers with the country of origin listed as Vietnam
  • MiCal Seafood branded Tuna Poke AAA 1.5 cm IVP, sold in 10 pound containers with the country of origin listed as Vietnam
  • MiCal Seafood branded Tuna Poke AAA 2cm IVP, sold in 10 pound containers with the country of origin listed as Vietnam
  • MiCal Seafood branded Tuna Steaks AAA 4oz, 6oz, 8oz, 10oz IVP, sold in 10 pound containers with the country of origin listed as Vietnam
  • MiCal Seafood branded Tuna Steaks AA 4oz, 6oz, 8oz, 10oz IVP, sold in 10 pound containers with the country of origin listed as Vietnam
  • MiCal Seafood branded Tuna Ground Meat AAA IVP, sold in 10 pound containers with the country of origin listed as Vietnam
  • MiCal Seafood branded Tuna Saku AAA 8-12oz IVP, sold in 10 pound containers with the country of origin listed as Vietnam
  • MiCal Seafood branded Tuna Saku AAA 12-16oz IVP, sold in 10 pound containers with the country of origin listed as Vietnam

Please note: the recalled Tuna Fish products are known to have been sold wholesale to customers in the following states: AL, CA, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NV, NY, PA, RI, TX, UT, VA and WI with all batch/lots having known production dates ranging from 04/01/2019 to 05/31/2019

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

According to the FDA, Mical Seafood has recalled certain batch/lots of Frozen, Wild-Caught Yellowfin Tuna due to potentially elevated levels of Histamine. Elevated levels of histamines can produce a serious allergic reactions called Scombroid Fish Poisoning that may result in symptoms that can generally appear within minutes to several hours after eating the affected fish. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Tuna Fish products identified above.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Tuna Fish products and could be allergic to their Histamine ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> 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 Fish products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Fish to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

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

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact MiCal Seafood’s Recall Team, consisting of Ms. Jennifer Gonzalez and Ms. Margarita Alzugaray at 1-954-935-0133 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

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

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

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 12178-2019
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