News Releases

May 11, 2012

Moon Fishery (India) Pvt. Ltd. Recalls Its "Tuna Strips"

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received the following news release regarding the recall of 22 pound cases of "Tuna Strips" Product of India AA or AAA GRADE due to Salmonella.

Consumers should take precautions when choosing to eat raw seafood and be sure that the raw tuna they decide to consume is not from the implicated lots. If in doubt, don't eat it.

Distribution of these AA or AAA Grade Tuna Strips Product of India is limited to 4 wholesalers: one in Georgia, one in Massachusetts, one in New Jersey and one in New York.

The wholesalers may have broken the shipments into smaller lots for further distribution. The frozen raw yellow fin tuna product was originally packaged in white boxes with black writing naming the importer as Moon Marine USA Corporation, a separate and independent company, and identifying the contents as Tuna Strips AA or AAA, Product of India. The boxes contain several vacuum-wrapped packages with no further labeling.

Product sellers, including distributors and restaurants, should consult their suppliers to determine whether the Tuna Strips from India in their possession originated from Moon India. The product may not be accompanied by lot numbers or labeling information.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm303465.htm?source=govdelivery.

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