Recall of processed fish products from China


CLEVELAND, Ohio – Yumei Foods USA Inc. is recalling approximately 9,370 pounds of imported Siluriform products, the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.

Products do not bear an establishment number or USDA inspection mark.

Items were shipped to retail and wholesale outlets nationwide.

The following “Freeze-Dried Fish, No Preservatives” products from City of Industry, California are subject to recall, regardless of product date. They are in plastic packaging:

• 13,051 ounces (370 grams), “Fish fillet with spicy soup”.

• 12.35 ounces (350 grams), “Fish fillet with marinated soup”.

The products were imported from the People’s Republic of China, a country not permitted to export processed Siluriform products to the United States. China is allowed to import raw Siluriform products into the United States, but not processed or ready-to-eat products.

Consumers who have purchased the products should throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.

More information

• Consumers can contact Jiazhuo Xie, owner of Yumei Foods USA Inc., at 626-270-5010.

• For more details on recalls and food safety issues, call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline, 888-674-6854 or chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays. Consumers can email questions to [email protected] For those who need to report a problem with a meat, poultry or egg product, the Electronic Consumer Complaint Tracking System is online. Reminders are posted online.

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