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AFC recalls Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp

The product may be contaminated with Vibrio parahaemolyticus

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AFC Distribution Corp. of Rancho Dominguez, Calif., is recalling Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi).

The product may be contaminated with Vibrio parahaemolyticus, an organism that can cause illnesses such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever and chills.

There are no confirmed illnesses to date.

The recalled product, Lot #2019.10.02 with sell-by dates ranging from 02/19/2020 to 03/13/2020.

It was shipped to designated retail AFC sushi counters, where it is further processed into prepared sushi items, within grocery stores, cafeterias, and corporate dining centers in Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Florida, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Soth Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

What to do

Customers who purchsed the recalled product to discard or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact AFC at (866)467-8744 Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PT) or by email at recall@afcsushi.com.

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