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Bornstein Seafood, Inc is Voluntarily Recalling all Canned Seafood Products Because of Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release

October 17, 2015

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Consumers

BORNSTEIN SEAFOODS, INC
BORNSTEIN@BORNSTEIN.COM
(503) 325-6164

Announcement

BORNSTEIN SEAFOODS, INC of Astoria, Oregon is voluntarily recalling ONLY canned salmon, sardines, sturgeon, and tuna with any code starting with "OC" because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause life-threatening illness or death.  Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

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.

There have been no reported cases of illness to date.

Products were distributed to retail and to internet customers nationwide from the website BORNSTEIN.COM.  The last date of distribution of recalled products is September 2015.

Affected production codes include any codes starting with “OC”.  The code can be found on either the bottom or on top of the can.Products are packaged in metal cans with net weights ranging from 5.5 oz. to 6 oz.

Product NameUPCBrand
Krooke's Shanghaied SalmonNo UPC 
Fancy Pink Salmon6 14133 30506 4Logger's Choice
Pink Salmon6 14133 30507 1Bornstein Seafoods
Smoked Pacific Sardines6 14133 32155 2Bornstein Seafoods
Spicy Tomato Pacific Sardines6 14133 32114 9Bornstein Seafoods
Sharyn's "Think Pink" Salmon6 14133 30506 4Bornstein Seafoods
Smoked Albacore Tuna Fillet6 14133 30702 0Bornstein Seafoods
Smoked Sturgeon6 14133 30802 7Bornstein Seafoods

The BORNSTEIN SEAFOODS, INC 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).

BORNSTEIN SEAFOODS HAS NOT RECEIVED ANY CANNED PRODUCTS FROM Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC AFTER THE SEPTEMBER 2015.

If you have any questions, call BORNSTEIN SEAFOODS, INC at (503) 325-6164 between the hours of 8:00am PST and 5:00pm PST, Monday- Friday or send e-mail to BORNSTEIN@BORNSTEIN.COM.

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Product Photos

  • Label, Bornstein Seafoods Sharyn’s “Think Pink” Salmon
  • Label, Bornstein Seafoods Smoked Albacore  Tuna Filet
  • Label, Bornstein Seafoods Smoked Pacific Sardines
  • Label, Bornstein Seafoods Smoked Sturgeon
  • Label, Bornstein Seafoods Spicy Tomato Pacific Sardines
  • Label, Krooke’s Shanghaied Salmon 
  •  Label, Logger’s Chioce Fancy Pink Salmon

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