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Ocean Group, Inc. Announces Recall of Ocean Brand Masago Lake Smelt Roe for Undeclared Allergens

For Immediate Release

December 17, 2015



Kurt Kim


Los Angeles, CA-Ocean Group, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is recalling Ocean brand Masago Lake Smelt Roe product because product labels failed to declare food allergens Wheat and/or Soy, in their ingredient statements. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat or soy run the risk of a life threatening allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, that requires immediate medical attention should they consume this product. Recalled product is identified as follows:

Masago Lake Smelt Roe is a 6.0 oz. clear cup with the red marking "MASAGO" label on the top and the lid and the Nutrition Facts on the side of the cup.

Ocean Group, Inc. immediately segregated its entire inventory of recalled products and is notifying consumers and customers not to consume them. Ocean Group, Inc. wants to ensure its products are safe. Consequently, in addition to its ongoing cooperation with the California Department of Public Health, Ocean Group, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all aforementioned products from its customers. Consumers in possession of this product should not eat them, rather product should be returned to the place of purchase.

Ocean Group, Inc. will be sending recall notices to all of its direct customers . Please call Kurt Kim at (213) 272-2758 for further information.


Product Photos

  • Product top lid label, Masago, NET WT 6 OZ.
  • Product Nutrition Facts label

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