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Food Recall Warning - Sea Delight brand Tuna Steaks recalled due to histamine

Recall date:
May 16, 2016
Reason for recall:
Chemical
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Sea Delight Canada SLU
Distribution:
Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
10617

Recall details

Ottawa, May 16, 2016 - Sea Delight Canada SLU is recalling Sea Delight brand Tuna Steaks from the marketplace due to elevated levels of histamine. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Sea Delight Tuna Steaks 340 g Lot 500541 8 436544 901664 Chemical - Histamine

What you should do

If you think you became sick from eating a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with high levels of histamine may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Histamines are not destroyed by cooking. High levels of histamine in fish can cause an allergic-type reaction known as scombroid poisoning. Symptoms can include burning throat, diarrhea, dizziness, facial swelling, headache, vomiting and peppery taste in mouth.

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of this product.

More information

Sea Delight Canada SLU: Mr. Léopold Landry (561) 379-3957

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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