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'Adulterated' Vietnamese fish at US importer prompts FDA warning

Vietnam's Ba Hai received a letter about its frozen scrombroid species fish.

Vietnam's Ba Hai Company received a warning letter from the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) over fish and fishery products examined at an importer in the United States.

FDA inspected Crystal Cove Seafood Corporation in New York to assess the importer's compliance with HACCP regulations and found various products from Ba Hai.

FDA said Ba Hai's HACCP plan for scrombroid species of fish contains 'serious deviations' from seafood HACCP requirements, enough that it's frozen fish are adulterated.

The warning letter said Ba Hai should keep its product "out of commerce until the cause of the deviation is corrected."

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