Mai Franchising Inc. of Allentown, PA is recalling 103 packs of sushi containing cocktail shrimp in the state of California over potential salmonella contamination. The recalled products were sold from Mai Sushi counters at New Leaf Community Market stores in northern California.
The recall was initiated after Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd expanded their recall to include a particular lot of frozen shrimp received by Mai Sushi at some California locations. Although these products have a shelf life of 1 day, the firm is initiating this recall to ensure customer safety. No illnesses have been confirmed in relation to the sushi shrimp.
The overall Avanti recall is linked to a Salmonella outbreak.
“There have been nine reports of Salmonella-related illness to date associated with these cooked shrimp distributions,” the Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd. expanded recall notice said. At least two people have been hospitalized.
The products are packed in clear lid containers, with labels indicating the product name, ingredients, and best by date. The products can be identified with the Hand-Crafted date of 8/12/2021 and 8/13/2021 and Best By Date of 08/13/2021 and 08/14/2021 and the following UPCs:
|SPICY SHRIMP TEMPURA ROLL||81282401109|
|SPECIAL ROLL SUPERSET 16PC||81282401129|
|CHEF’S ASSORTED NIGIRI 6PC||81282401130|
|BR SPECIAL ROLL SUPERSET 16PC||81282401203|
|COOKED VARIETY PACK||81282401349|
|SHRIMP MANGO FRESH ROLL||81282401374|
Products were sold from Mai Sushi counters inside New Leaf Community Market stores in northern California at the following locations:
|New Leaf Market – Capitola||1210 41st Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010|
|New Leaf Market – Evergreen||5667 Silver Creek Valley Road, San Jose, CA 95138|
|New Leaf Market – Halfmoon Bay||150 San Metro Road, half Moon Bay, CA 94019|
|New Leaf Market – Pacific||1134 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060|
|New Leaf Market – Santa Cruz||
1101 Fair Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria does not usually look, smell, or taste spoiled. Anyone can become sick with a Salmonella infection. Infants, children, seniors, and people with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of serious illness because their immune systems are fragile, according to the CDC.
Anyone who has eaten any recalled products and developed symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning should seek medical attention. Sick people should tell their doctors about the possible exposure to Salmonella bacteria because special tests are necessary to diagnose salmonellosis. Salmonella infection symptoms can mimic other illnesses, frequently leading to misdiagnosis.
Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. Otherwise, healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. In some cases, however, diarrhea may be so severe that patients require hospitalization.
Older adults, children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients, are more likely to develop a severe illness and serious, sometimes life-threatening conditions. Some people get infected without getting sick or showing any symptoms. However, they may still spread the infections to others.
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