Mesa County Public Health has been made aware of a recall involving raw oysters and canned shrimp that could have been sold in Mesa County.
WHAT CONSUMERS SHOULD DO
- If you have the recalled raw oysters, do not eat them. Throw them out right away.
- The oysters could be a source of germs, so wash hands after handling them.
- Immediately wash and sanitize any cutting boards, countertops, or utensils that may have touched the oysters..
- If you have the recalled shrimp, do not eat the product even if it doesn’t look or smell spoiled.
- Return the shrimp to the store where you bought it for a potential refund. Otherwise, it should be discarded.
DESCRIPTION OF RECALLED OYSTERS
- The raw oysters are from Deep Bay, British Columbia, Canada.
- They could be contaminated with norovirus.
- The oysters were harvested between January 16 and January 17 of 2023.
- They were sent to restaurants and food retailers.
- Packaged oysters include information on their packaging about where they were harvested.
- Currently, illnesses have only been reported in Canada with no known cases of norovirus associated with these oysters reported in the U.S.
- A complete list of harvest locations can be found here.
- Norovirus is a very contagious virus that spreads easily.
- The most common symptoms are diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, and stomach pain.
- Protect yourself by washing your hands often, rinse fruits and vegetables, and stay home when you’re sick for two days after symptoms stop.
DESCRIPTION OF RECALLED SHRIMP
- Kawasho Foods USA is recalling some cans of GEISHA Shrimp.
- The recalled cans have reportedly been swelling, leaking, or bursting, which means it could be spoiled or unsafe.
- While no illnesses have been reported in connection with this product, improperly canned foods could increase the risk of Botulism.
- The shrimp is packaged in a four ounce metal can.
- The recalled product has the code LGC12W12E22 on the bottom of the can.
- More information about the product can be found here.
- Botulism is a rare, but serious condition caused by a toxin that attacks the body’s nerves.
- The most common symptoms include difficulty swallowing, muscle weakness, blurry vision, and difficulty breathing.
- If you have symptoms, see a doctor right away.
- Proper canning and processing eliminates the possibility of Botulism.
- For additional information about the recalled oysters, click here.
- For more information about the canned shrimp recall, call 212-841-7400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PICTURES OF RECALLED PRODUCTS