Lipari Foods of Warren, Mich.,is recalling Wholey peeled, cooked, tail-on 31/40 count shrimp containing the following information:
Item Number: 399103
Item Description: COOKED SHRIMP PEELED TAIL-ON 31/40 FINISHED COUNT
Package Size: 1 Pound bag
UPC Number: 094776074556
Lot Numbers: 30081, 10081, 70081, 30084, and 00884
The product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recalled cooked shrimp was distributed to manufacturers and retailers in Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, West Virginia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Indiana over the course of two days: July 25, 2013, and July 26, 2013.
Of the 1336 recalled cases that Lipari Foods received, only 32 have yet to be recovered.
The recalled product was received by Lipari Foods from a supplier in Indonesia and cleared for distribution by federal inspectors on July, 24 2013. On July 26, 2013, Lipari Foods was informed that the inspectors mistakenly released the product, which had sampled positive for Salmonella contamination. Lipari Foods immediately ceased the distribution of this product, initiated recall procedures, and contacted all customers who have received the contaminated product.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at (586) 447-3500 Monday to Friday from 8AM to 5PM.