FSIS catfish inspection

California firm Richwell Group Inc., doing business as Maxfield Seafood and importer of record, is recalling more than 154,500 pounds of Siluriformes, also known as catfish, that was not presented for import re-inspection into the United States, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

According to the


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A Houston company initiated a recall of more than 100,000 pounds of catfish because they were not inspected, according to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

Fulton Seafood Inc. “produced” the wild caught catfish between Jan. 1 and Feb. 21, inclusive, the FSIS reported. Federal officials are concerned
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Another California-based company is recalling catfish from Vietnam because it was not presented for import reinspection. Federal officials discovered the problem while they were performing a recall effectiveness review involving fish imported by different company.

The new recall, involving TV Food LLC of San Leandro, CA, affects almost 28,000
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Ten days away from the beginning of full enforcement of USDA catfish inspections, the department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is doing a little remedial training for “wild-caught” producers.

The FSIS has scheduled educational meetings Thursday at the Holiday Inn Memphis Airport and Convention Center, and on Friday at the
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