The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for imported frozen catfish products that were illegally imported from the People’s Republic of China and are ineligible for entry into the United States. 

The products were not certified for export to the

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Delight Foods USA LLC, a distributor and the importer of record located in Jersey City, NJ, and Delight Foods LLC, a distributor and the importer of record located in San Jose, CA., is recalling 2,961 pounds of imported frozen catfish steaks. 

The products were imported from India, a country ineligible

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Otten’s Seafood Inc. of Tinley Park, IL, is recalling 46,800 pounds of catfish because the products were produced, packed, and distributed without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’
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Federal officials are warning the public to check their freezers for certain frozen catfish products after U.S. smuggling officials found they had been imported from Brazil.

Brazil is not eligible to export fish of the Siluriformes family to the United States, according to the warning from the USDA’s Food Safety
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On-site inspections by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will resume next week, according to Commissioner Stephen Hahn. The announcement that the FDA will resume domestic inspection comes with an acknowledgment that the COVID-19 crisis remains FDA’s top concern.

“However,” said Hahn, “resuming prioritized domestic inspections will depend on the
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A California company is recalling fish skin snacks from Singapore because they were not presented for import re-inspection to the United States.

Golden Pearl Trading Corp., doing business as Dandy Food Products, has recalled about 12,000 pounds of ready-to-eat imported catfish products, according to a notice posted by the USDA’s
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Alli & Rose LLC is recalling almost 22,000 pounds of SnakYard fish skin snacks because they were not presented for import re-inspection, according to a notice posted by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

“Additionally, the products were imported from Thailand, a country ineligible to export ready-to-eat Siluriformes
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A New York importer is recalling an undetermined amount of frozen catfish that is incorrectly labeled as tilapia. Some of the fish has sell by dates as far away as January 2021.

Inspectors from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service discovered the problem during routine surveillance activities, according to
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