Missed Inspection Prompts Swai Fillet Recall from Vinh Hoan USA

about 84,000 pounds of swai fillets are included in the recall

Missed Inspection Prompts Swai Fillet Recall from Vinh Hoan USA
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july 3, 2017

RECALLED PRODUCT DETAILS

Vinh Hoan USA has announced that it is recalling approximately 84,000 pounds of imported frozen swai fillet products. The items were distributed into U.S. commerce without meeting federal requirements, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

WHERE WERE THE PRODUCTS SOLD?

The frozen swai fillets were produced on various dates between Dec. 16, 2016 and Jan. 7, 2017. The following items are included in the recall:

  • 15-lb. cases containing MEKONG MASTER Frozen Swai Fillet with lot code VN 147 VI 1355 and best-before dates of 12162018, 12172018, and 12192018.
  • 15-lb. cases containing MEKONG MASTER Frozen Swai Fillet with lot code VN 147 VI 1351 and best-before dates of 12232018, 12242018, and 12252018.
  • 15-lb. cases containing"MEKONG MASTER Frozen Swai Fillet with lot code VN 147VI 1354 and best-before dates of 01052019, 01062019, and 01072019.

The products subject to recall do not bear the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to wholesale locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin.

The products were imported from Vietnam.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these items.

WHAT SHOULD CONSUMERS DO?

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Customers with questions about this recall can contact Max Basch, Vinh Hoan USA Vice President of Sales, at (714) 573-3458.