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Frozen Tuna Recalled for Hepatitis A Infection Risk

Frozen Tuna Recalled for Hepatitis A Infection Risk

June 2, 2017 — Frozen yellowfin tuna steaks and cubes were recalled by Hilo Fish Co. in California, Texas, and Oklahoma after testing positive for the Hepatitis A virus.

The recalled tuna was imported by Hilo Fish Co. of Hawaii and distributed on the mainland for restaurants, food service, and hotels. Some of it was meant to be eaten raw in ahi poke and sushi.

The recalled products include:

  • Frozen Yellowfin Tuna Steaks: 8-ounce steaks individually packaged in vacuum-sealed bags — Date Code: 627152, Lot number: 166623, and Expiration date: 2018-10-01.
  • Frozen Yellowfin Tuna Cubes: 15-pound boxes vacuum-packed — Date Code: 705342, Lot number: 173448, and Expiration Date: 2019-04-01.

The products were sourced from Sustainable Seafood Company in Vietnam and Santa Cruz Seafood in the Philippines. Last month, another recall was issued for frozen tuna cubes from Indonesia due to Hepatitis A.

No illnesses have been associated with the recall, but anyone who ate the potentially-contaminated tuna should seek medical attention. Infections with Hepatitis A may not show symptoms for up to 50 days.

The FDA provided the following list of establishments in Texas, Oklahoma, and California where the recalled tuna was distributed:

NAMELOCATION
Central Market Kitchen NHEB Vendor #15385, AUSTIN, TX
Conservatory Plano6401 Ohio Dr. Plano, TX
Hilton Garden Inn23535 Northgate Crossing, Spring, TX
Jack Ryan’s102 N. College Ave. Tyler, TX
Jack Ryan’s119 N. Longview St. Kilgore, TX
Johnny Tamale4647 E. Sam Houston, Pasadena, TX
Marriott Conf. Center2801 St. Hwy 9, Norman OK
Myron’s Prime Steakhouse10003 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX
Prestonwood CC15909 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX
Sea Ranch Restaurant1 Padre Blvd., S Padre Island, TX
Sysco East Texas4577 Estes Pkwy, Longview, TX
Sysco Foods Central Texas1260 Schwab R. New Braunfels, TX
Sysco Food Houston10710 Greens Crossing Blvd, Houston, TX
The Schooner1507 S, Hwy 69, Nederland, TX
Almansor Court701 S. Almansor St., Alhambra, CA
Arroyo Trabuco26772 Avery Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA
Blue HI Café2 Embarcardero, San Francisco, CA
Bonito Poke2277 Shafter Ave. San Francisco, CA
Camp Four Wine Café1508 10th St. Modesto, CA
Doubletree555 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont, CA
Fenix919 4th ST. San Rafael, CA
Fuzio’s1020 10th St. Modesto, CA
Galaxy Foods Inc.31224 Palos Verdes Dr. W., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Galetto Ristorante1101 J St., Modesto, CA
Hill Sierra Gripp House2003 W. Bullard, Fresno, CA
Hotel Irvine17900 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA
Jus Poke501 N. Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA
Noelani1037 Laurel St. San Carlos, CA
Ola Mexican KitchenHuntington Beach, CA
Poke Shack2001 Lawton St. San Francisco, CA
Shamrock Foods12400 Riverside Dr. Eastvale, CA

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