Call Today for a FREE Confidential Case Review
Toll-Free 24/7 (866) 920-0753

Tuna Recall Lawsuit

Tuna Recall Lawsuit

In October 2019, a variety of tuna products were recalled after several people suffered scombroid fish poisoning.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting tuna induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with food poisoning after eating recalled tuna, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

Tuna Recalled in Texas for Scombroid Fish Poisoning Risk

In October 2019, Mical Seafood Inc. expanded a recall for a variety of tuna items after at least 4 people suffered scombroid fish poisoning.

The expanded recall includes Tuna Loins, Tuna Poke, Tuna Steaks, Tuna Ground Meat, and Tuna Saku (products of Vietnam) with production dates between 04/01/2019 and 05/31/2019.

The expanded recall includes tuna products that were wholesaled to customers in the following 23 states: AL, CA, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NV, NY, PA, RI, TX, UT, VA and WI.

Mical Seafood’s original recall on October 1 involved frozen, wild-caught, yellowfin tuna poke cubes, tuna loins, tuna ground meat, and 6-ounce tuna steaks. The original recall involves production dates between 04/02/2019 and 05/14/2019. Click here to read more.

What is Scombroid Fish Poisoning?

Scombroid fish poisoning is an allergic reaction that occurs when people eat certain species of fish that were not refrigerated properly. It is caused by elevated levels of histamine in the fish.

Signs of Scombroid Fish Poisoning

Scombroid fish poisoning causes symptoms within a few minutes or hours of eating contaminated fish. The symptoms usually resolve on their own within a few hours without requiring medical treatment.

The symptoms of scombroid fish poisoning can include:

  • Tingling or burning sensation in the mouth
  • Facial swelling
  • Rash
  • Hives and itchy skin
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Do I have a Food Poisoning Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting tuna induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with food poisoning after eating recalled tuna, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

Attention Lawyers: We consider a referral from another law firm to be one of the greatest compliments. If your firm is interested in referring us a case or for us to send you a list of previous award judgments and/or average referral fees, please visit the Lawyer Referral section of our website.

Free Case Evaluation


The Schmidt Firm, PLLC has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading plaintiffs' law firms and handles cases in all 50 states. We are very proud of our legal achievements, but equally self-respecting of our firm's reputation for providing personal attention to each and every client we represent.

No matter what type of case you have, you may contact us with confidence by filling out the email contact form below or calling us directly by dialing toll free 24 hrs/day (866) 920-0753.