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Frozen, salted Croaker Might Carry Botulism

A frozen salted Croaker fish that may carry botulism is being recalled by a New Jersey food store, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.   Here’s the poop from the company press release distributed by FDA:

Grand Supercenter, Inc. of Lyndhurst, NJ is recalling the following product because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium, which can cause life-threatening illness or death.

HC Fresh, Frozen Salted Croaker,
Net. Wt.: 16.9 oz (480 gram),
Item # HC 0500402,
Expiration Date: Aug 02. 2009

Consumers are warned not to use these products even if they do not look or smell spoiled.

HC Fresh Frozen Salted Croaker was distributed through H Mart stores including H Mart and Super H Mart in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Texas area.

See the pr package on the FDA website here.


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