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Precautionary Recall Issued For Pre-Packaged Texas Gulf Shrimp


Craig Urness
(503) 905-4467

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 18, 2013 - Galveston Shrimp Company has issued a precautionary voluntary recall of its pre-packaged Texas Gulf Shrimp due to foreign material found in a bag. The pre-packaged bags are shipped to HEB Stores. Customers who recently purchased pre-packaged Gulf Shrimp are encouraged to check their refrigerators and/or freezers.

“Galveston Shrimp Company is committed to delivering the highest quality product to our retail partners, and in turn, their customers,” said Nello Cassarino, President of Galveston Shrimp Co. “This recall is precautionary to ensure the integrity of our products.”

Below is the list of products affected by the recall:

Description and UPC Code (Sold by the bag)

Medium Raw Wild Gulf Brown Shrimp, 51/60 Count
Medium Raw Wild Gulf White Shrimp, 51/60 Count

  • UPC Codes: 27241-45451; 27241-45551; 793573-86138

Large Raw Wild Gulf Brown Shrimp, 41/50 Count
Large Raw Wild Gulf White Shrimp, 41/50 Count

  • UPC Codes: 27241-45441; 27241-72010; 793573-86137

Large Raw Wild Gulf Brown Shrimp, 31/42 Count

  • UPC Codes: 27241-45430; 27241-45436; 27241-45530; 27241-45536; 27241-45431; 27241-45531; 793573-86135; 793573-86136; 79357386145

Extra Large Wild Gulf Brown Shrimp, 26/30 Count
Extra Large Wild Gulf White Shrimp, 26/30 Count

  • UPC Codes: 27241-45426; 27241-72005; 793573-86134

Jumbo Wild Gulf Brown Shrimp, 16/25 Count

  • UPC Codes: 27241-45419; 27241-45519; 27241-72020; 793573-86155

Jumbo Wild Gulf Brown Shrimp, 16/20 Count
Jumbo Wild Gulf White Shrimp, 16/20 Count

  • UPC Codes: 27241-45416; 793573-86132; 793573-86142

Colossal Wild Gulf Brown Shrimp, 10/15 Count
Colossal Wild Gulf Brown Shrimp, 10/15 Count

  • UPC Codes: 27241-45410; 27241-45412; 27241-45512; 27241-72000; 27241-72015; 793573-86131; 793573-86141


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