Recall: Golden International Farm Raised Frozen Whole Tilapia Fish IQF
On 2018-05-22, the FDA announced that Golden International is conducting a recall on Farm Raised Frozen Whole Tilapia Fish IQF due to possible contamination with salmonella. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Golden International during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
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Name: Golden International
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Farm Raised Frozen whole tilapia fish IQF
Brand Name(s): Golden International
Reason for Recall: Stolen and may be contaminated with Salmonella
Official Recall Date: 2018-05-22
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Golden International Corporation of Renton, WA is issuing a public safety notice for 405 cartons of stolen frozen tilapia, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. Read More.
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