Pangasinan Smoked Seafood recalled due to Alleged Contamination

Posted on November 4, 2011

According to a report released by the Food and Drug Administration, Foremost Foods, International, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall on a smoked seafood brand called Pangasinan. There are concerns that this item might be contaminated with the bacteria Clostridium botulinum that poses a major health risk for humans.

FITRIFE Incorporated manufactures the seafood product being recalled. Consumers who happen to have purchased the product are urged to return it right away to the place of purchase for a refund. Faremost Foods, International, Inc. has distributed this item in the States of Nevada, California and Washington. The Seafood City and Manila Seafood retail stores are responsible for the sales.

Botulism, which is caused by the Clostridium botulinum bacteria, is a fatal food poisoning; in many cases it can be even deadly. Symptoms vary from trouble swallowing, breathing and speaking to double-vision, dizziness and general weakness.

As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I hope there aren’t going to be any casualties resulted from this possible contamination, remember to check our blog regularly for more recall news so you will never be unaware of the possible risks you may face.

Whenever you find yourself or a loved one being a victim of a bad case of product liability, don’t hesitate to contact a product liability lawyer right away.

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