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Two companies issued recalls of various fish due to the risk of Clostridium botulinum, the agent of the dangerous foodborne illness, botulism.

 CS Fishery Wild Albacore Tuna /FDA

CS Fishery Wild Albacore Tuna /FDA

Sockeye Suzy’s Fish Co. of White Swan, Washington is voluntarily recalling ALL canned catfish, salmon, sturgeon, and walleye with any codes starting with “OC”, sold under brand Sockeye Suzy Fish.

Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

All products were sold to consumers from our store and distributed to retail stores and wineries in Washington. The last date of distribution of recalled products was September 2015.

There have been no reported cases of illnesses associated with our products to date.

The recalled canned seafood products were made by Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC and this voluntary recall was initiated after we were notified that that our products were possibly under- processed. The problem was discovered during an inspection at Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Consumers who have purchased recalled canned seafood products are urged to destroy or return it to the firm for a full refund.

In addition, CSFPDX LLC of Garibaldi, Oregon is voluntarily recalling ALL CS Fishery Wild Albacore Tuna with any codes starting with “OC”, canned by a third party, Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.

This recall only affects the CS Fishery Wild Albacore Tuna in cans, net weight 64 oz. (4 lbs.), code OCK 16APR2017 (can be found on either the bottom or on top of the can),which we purchased from Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC. Our other canned seafood products, including 7.5 oz. canned premium Wild Line Caught Albacore Tuna, are not affected by this recall.

The recalled product was sold to consumers at our retail location or distributed to retail stores and wholesalers in Oregon. The last date of distribution of recalled products was September 2015.

There have been no reported cases of illnesses associated with our product to date.

Consumers who have purchased recalled CS Fishery Wild Albacore Tuna, 64 oz. cans, are urged to destroy or return it to the firm for a full refund.

Botulism, a potentially fatal form of food poisoning, can cause the following symptoms: general weakness, dizziness, double-vision and trouble with speaking or swallowing. Difficulty in breathing, weakness of other muscles, abdominal distension and constipation may also be common symptoms. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.

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