Ocean Beauty Seafood LLC of Seattle, WA, is recalling some Publix brand frozen “Parmesan-Crusted Wild Alaskan Salmon Fillets” after a consumer discovered an error that resulted in the wrong product in packages. The error resulted in undeclared soy in the improperly boxed product. 

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

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“The problem was discovered when a consumer reported that the Teriyaki sauced salmon was found inside the retail box labeled as Parmesan-crusted salmon,” according to the company’s recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration.

“Further investigation by the co-packer UniSea Cold Storage of Redmond, WA revealed that the that the loading box machine operator must have inadvertently grabbed the Parmesan-crusted salmon retail box instead of the correct boxes.”

There is concern that consumers may have the recalled product in their freezers. The affected Teriyaki sauced product is in a clear vacuum package inside the retail box. The implicated salmon packages can be identified by label codes: 

  • 12-ounces
  • UPC number 41415 30245 7
  • “Best Before/Use By date 021122”

Ocean Beauty reports distributing the implicated salmon directly to Publix Super Markets Inc. distribution warehouses in Florida and Georgia between Sept. 18 through and Nov. 4, 2020. Publix further distributed product to their various retail stores in the southeast.

“We estimate only 300 units of 8,450 Teriyaki sauced salmon packages were mis-packaged as Parmesan-Crusted Wild Alaskan Salmon Fillets,” according to the recall notice.

As of the posting of the recall notice there had been no confirmed reports of allergic reactions, according to the notice.

The company wants consumers who find any affected product as described in this recall notice to either dispose of the product or return it to the point of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 206-286-2566 or via email to info@oceanbeauty.com.

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