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Another Fish Recall Issued For Import Inspection Issues.

After (https://www.ibtimes.com/fish-recall-2019-over-77-tons-yellow-walking-fish-recalled-over-import-inspection-2795997) Richwell Group, Inc. , dba Maxfield Seafood , recalled over 77 tons of Yellow Walking fish for missing a federal re-inspection prior to import on Tuesday, (https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2019/recall-061-2019-release) J Deluca Fish Company , dba Nautilus Seafood, has recalled 69,590 pounds of fish that were not presented for federal re-inspection prior to import into the U.S. The fish products were also produced at a Vietnamese location that was not eligible to export fish into the U.S.

The recalled frozen fish includes Yellow Walking fish that was imported to the U.S. from August 2018 to January 2019. The fish was packaged in varying weight containers that had two pieces and were labeled as Headless-Cleaned Yellow Walking Fish, Clarias Macrocephalus, CA TRE VANG LAM SACH 6 CAT DAU, Farm Raised as well as varying weight packages with two-pieces labeled as Whole Yellow Walking Fish, Clarias Macrocephalus, CA TRE VANG NGUYEN CON, Farm Raised.

The fish was shipped to distributors and retail locations nationwide. Labels of the recalled fish can be viewed (https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/wcm/connect/58c15135-2399-4dbf-ac12-1f6e79671e2c/061-2019-labels.pdf?MOD=AJPERES) here.

Consumers are urged to check their freezers for the recalled fish. It should not be consumed. The fish should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Questions about the recall can be directed to Wayne Berman, manager at J Deluca Fish Company Inc. at 310-901-4596.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) discovered the fish inspection issues on May 22 during routine surveillance activities of imported products. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reaction to consuming the recalled fish. Consumers concerned about a reaction should contact their healthcare provider.

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