For Immediate Release
October 17, 2015
BORNSTEIN SEAFOODS, INC
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.
|Krooke's Shanghaied Salmon||No UPC|
|Fancy Pink Salmon||6 14133 30506 4||Logger's Choice|
|Pink Salmon||6 14133 30507 1||Bornstein Seafoods|
|Smoked Pacific Sardines||6 14133 32155 2||Bornstein Seafoods|
|Spicy Tomato Pacific Sardines||6 14133 32114 9||Bornstein Seafoods|
|Sharyn's "Think Pink" Salmon||6 14133 30506 4||Bornstein Seafoods|
|Smoked Albacore Tuna Fillet||6 14133 30702 0||Bornstein Seafoods|
|Smoked Sturgeon||6 14133 30802 7||Bornstein 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.