Tuna Recall

April 13, 2012; Important Information for Product Sellers: Retailers and distributors should look for product labeled Frozen Yellowfin Tuna, AAA Nakaochi Scrape or AA Nakaochi Scrape, Imported by Moon Marine (USA) Corporation, Product of India. Importer: Moon Marine (USA) Corporation. Cartons labeled as 22 lbs (10 KGS.) contain two interior cartons of 11 pounds (5 Kg) each. Some retailers and distributors may have received only the 11-pound cartons. The labeling on the cartons (both the 11-pound and 22-pound cartons) containing the product is slightly different on the short side versus the longer side. The individually vacuum packed packages within the 11-pound cartons contain no labeling.

 

Labeling from the short side:

YELLOWFIN TUNA

AAA NAKAOCHI SCRAPE OR AA NAKAOCHI SCRAPE

PRODUCT OF INDIA

(WILD CAUGHT)

INDIVIDUALLY VACUUM PACKED

NOT FOR RETAIL

NET WT. 22 LBS. (10 KGS.)

(or 11 LBS (5 Kgs)

 

Labeling from the longer side:

FROZEN YELLOWFIN TUNA

Packing: IQF, IVP Net weight 22 lbs or

Net weight 11 lbs

Date of Production: (various dates)

Best before: (various dates)

 

Importer: Moon Marine (USA) Corporation

 

NOT FOR RETAIL

 

For more information:

 

Investigation of Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly Infections

www.fda.gov/Food/FoodSafety/CORENetwork/ucm298741.htm

 

Press Release: Moon Marine USA Corporation voluntarily recalls frozen raw yellowfin tuna product

www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm300397.htm

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