Trader Joe’s: Over 4,400 pounds of frozen fish have been recalled

October 28, 2020
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If you have frozen fish from Trader Joe’s in your freezer, you may want to check the label.

Orca Bay Foods has recalled more than 350 cases, 4,400 pounds, of Trader’s Joe brand Gluten Free Battered Halibut, CNN reports.

The company said the fish was packaged without listing wheat or milk as allergens.

Health officials have not reported any illnesses.

“People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat and milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product,” Seattle-based Orca Bay said in an announcement via the Food and Drug Administration.

According to the report, the product was sold in Trader Joe’s stores in Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, and Wisconsin.

If you have purchased a box, you must look at the code on the box end. The affected code is 537312620 Best If Used By Nov 5, 2021.

Consumers who have purchased this item should return it and ask for a full refund.

Last week, the CDC warned of a Listeria outbreak believed to be linked to deli meat that has sickened 10 people across multiple states.

The agency issued a warning about the outbreak on Friday. Ten people spanning Florida, Massachusetts and New York have been hospitalized so far. One person in Florida has died.

According to the agency, deli meat is likely the source of the outbreak as nine of the 10 victims reported eating Italian-style meats like salami, mortadella, and prosciutto.

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