Greenhead Frozen Cooked Lobster Meat Recall [US]


Greenhead Cooked Lobster Meat Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Greenhead Lobster Products, a Bucksport, Maine establishment, recalls approximately 5,749 pounds of Frozen Cooked Lobster Meat from the American marketplace due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risks of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-changing injury.

FDA: http://ht.ly/j3sK30rW18W

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/greenhead-lobster-products-recalls-frozen-cooked-lobster-products-because-possible-health-risk

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

  • Greenhead Lobster branded Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat, packaged in 2-pound portioned clear bags with a best-before date of 5/10/23, 6/8/23, 6/9/23, 6/10/23,6/15/23, 6/17/23, 6/23/23, 6/28/23 or 8/3/23
  • Greenhead Lobster branded Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat, packaged in 1-pound portioned clear bags with a best-before date of 6/22/23
  • Greenhead Lobster branded Frozen Cooked Broken Meat, packaged in 2-pound portioned clear bags with a best-before date of 5/10/23, 6/17/23, 6/22/23, 6/23/23, 8/3/23, 8/24/23, or 8/25/23
  • Greenhead Lobster branded Frozen Cooked Tail Meat, packaged in 2-pound portioned clear bags with a best-before date of 6/17/23, 6/22/23 or 6/23/23
  • Greenhead Lobster branded Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat, packaged in 10.3 Oz portioned printed bags with a best-before date of 5/10/23, 6/9/23 or 6/10/23
  • Greenhead Lobster branded Frozen Cooked Scored Claws, packaged in 3-pound portioned clear bags with a best-before date of 6/8/23 or 6/15/23

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Frozen Lobster Meat products can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Frozen Lobster products were known to be marketed, distributed and sold to Maine and New Hampshire distribution facilities which then sent them to wholesalers and retailers US nationwide. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the FDA, Greenhead Lobster Products has recalled approximately 5,749 pounds of Frozen Cooked Lobster Meat from the American marketplace due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Frozen Cooked Lobster Meat products identified above.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria 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.

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

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial poisonings such as Listeriosis.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Greenhead Lobster Products at +1-207-367-0950 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Frozen Lobster Meat products, please search for “lobster” or more generically, “seafood” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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

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Recalls Direct RIN: 14969-2021
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