July 30, 2019 By Christian Murray
A Woodside food supplier has been forced to recall 76,000 pounds of frozen catfish.
Premium Foods, located at 50-49 50th St., has had to recall 76,025 pounds of Siluriformes fish products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the U.S., the Department of Agriculture’s Food and Safety Inspection Service announced Monday.
Additionally, the products were imported from Bangladesh and Myanmar between March 26, 2018 and March 8, 2019, countries that are not permitted to export Siluriformes fish product to the U.S.
The items were shipped to retail locations in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Florida, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois and Michigan.
The problem fish were discovered during the FSIS’ routine surveillance of imported products.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. The FSIS is concerned that some produce may be in consumers’ freezers and is urging people not to consume them.
The agency said that the products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
Anyone concerned about a reaction is advised to contact a healthcare provide.
For a complete list of the recalled products, click here