Friday, February 29, 2008

Gorton's Seafood Recall

Suspected adulteration in Gorton's 6 Crispy Battered Fish Fillets is the cause for a recall issued by Gorton's Seafood. A Massachusetts based company, Gorton's is voluntarily recalling this frozen seafood product as it may have been adulterated with pills. So far one case of adulteration has been reported from the product.

This precautionary measure applies to:

Gorton's 6 Crispy Battered Fish Fillets
11.4 oz -- UPC #4440015770
Date code: 7289G1
Best if used by date: April 2009
It was produced on October 16, 2007
Distributed to retail outlets in Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

The said product is being removed from retail shelves, and consumers are being asked to check their freezers for products bearing this particular code. Gorton's is also conducting an investigation and working with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Food & Drug Administration.

To return the product and receive a refund, call: 800-896-9479.

To complain, find you local districts FDA's complaint coordinators on the FDA website at: FDA Complaint Coordinators

For further information, read: FDA.