Fresh trevally fillets
8 March 2013: Foodstuffs (Auckland) Limited is recalling in-store processed trevally fish fillets because they may have high levels of histamine, which can cause scombroid (histamine) poisoning.
|Product type||Fish and fish products – unprocessed fish (raw)|
|Name of product (size)||Fresh trevally fillets (various)|
|Date marking||Purchased before 06.03.2013 with best before date up to 07.03.2013|
|Package size and description||Varies. Packaged by in-store seafood section or sold in amounts specified by the customer|
|Distribution||Sold through New World, Pak’N Save and Four Square grocery retail stores throughout the upper North Island|
|Notes||This recall does not affect any other fresh seafood product|
Scombroid (histamine) poisoning can cause symptoms such as tingling and burning around the mouth, facial flushing and diarrhoea. Any person concerned about their health should seek medical advice.
Consumers are advised not to consume this product and should return the product to their retailer for a full refund.
Who to contact
For further information, contact David Jose at Foodstuffs (Auckland) Limited:
- Phone: 09 377 1465