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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of June 27, 2012

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Product Detail

Product Description Whole Oysters in Water under the following brand names: 1) Ralph's Whole Oysters in Water, Net Wt. 8 OZ (226 g) Distributed by Inter-American Products, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, Product of Korea; 2) Kroger Whole Oysters in Water Net Wt. 8 OZ (226g) Distributed by the Kroger Co., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Recall Number F-1455-2012
Classification Class III
Code Info All lots and UPCs
Product Distributed Qty 1) 2709 units; 2) 17,715 units
Reason For Recall Inspectional evidence and sample analyses as well as reports of food borne illness outbreaks due to norovirus have led FDA to believe that Korean molluscan shellfish and products containing KMS as ingredients are adulterated under Section 40(a)(4) in that they were prepared and held under insanitary conditions, whereby they may have become contaminated with filth or whereby they may have been rendered injurious to health namely from exposure to human fecal waste and contamination with norovirus.

Event Detail

Event Id 62285
Product Type Food
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Camerican International
City Paramus
State NJ
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-05-29
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Telephone
Distribution Pattern Nationwide