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Food Recall Warning - Sea Delight brand Tuna Steaks recalled due to histamine
- Recall date:
- May 16, 2016
- Reason for recall:
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Sea Delight Canada SLU
- Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
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.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product||Reason for Recall|
|Sea Delight||Tuna Steaks||340 g||8 436544 901664||Lot 500541||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.
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.
There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of this product.
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