The FDA’s Weekly Enforcement Report for the week of April 20, 2016 contains a recall for 1604 cases, or 32,080 pounds of Matlaw’s Raw EZ Peel Deveined Shell on Shrimp for possible Salmonella contamination. This product was sold in 2 pound plastic bags and the shrimp is 8 to 12 count per pound (large shrimp).
The recalled product has the lot number and best by date of: 20860R 20001Q Best By 02 23 17. In addition, the production codes and best by dates of: Production Code 26021023515; Best By 02 26 17 Production Code 26021023815; Best By 02 25 17 Production Code 26021023715; Best By 02 27 17 Product.ion Code 26021023915; Best By 02 28 17 Production Code 26021024015; and Best By 02 24 17 production Code 26021023615 are recalled. The shrimp was sold in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Maryland, New York, Illinois, Texas, Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Utah, California, Oregon, New Jersey, and Tennessee.
The recalling firm is National Fish & Seafood in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The shrimp is a product of Vietnam. If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Throw it away in a sealed or double bagged container so other people and animals can’t eat it, or return it to the store where you bought it for a full refund.