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Slade Gorton recalls tilapia products

Company is recalling the products after allergy alert.

United States-based seafood supplier Slade Gorton is recalling a number of tilapia products because they may contain undeclared milk.

The products include Gourmet Bay Toasted Crumb Tilapia, Gourmet Bay Honey Mustard Tilapia, and Gourmet Bay Citrus Coconut Tilapia.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products, the company said.

The products were produced between the dates of January 31, 2017, and June 6, 2017, and distributed to Supervalu, Harris Teeter, Cantanese Classic Seafoods, The Fish Guys, Euro USA, Bfresh, Porky Products, and Superior Fish Company in seven states including Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Ohio, Michigan, Massachusetts, New York, Minnesota.

These products are typically sold fresh can be found in the full service or self-service seafood case.

“On June 6, 2017, Slade Gorton was notified by its breading vendor, Newly Weds Foods, Inc., that the pre-dust and breading it supplied to Slade Gorton & Co., Inc. from three product codes and five purchase orders may have a potential presence of milk,” read the statement.

This was an expanded scope from an initial recall issued to other of Newly Weds Foods customers on May 10.

To date, Slade Gorton has not received any reports of illnesses. Slade Gorton has segregated these ingredients in its manufacturing facilities and they will not be used in the production of future products.


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