PhotoMcAllen Cold Storage of McAllen, Texas, is recalling approximately 51,942 pounds of frozen Basa fillets (Siluriformes).

The frozen fish products were not re-inspected for import into the U.S., from Vietnam.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

The following items, imported from August 1, 2018, to February 15, 2019, are being recalled:

  • 22-lb. white cardboard cases containing 5-7 oz. pieces of “bwi® FROZEN PANGASIUS (BASA) FILLETS SKINLESS & BONELESS” with case code “BWI 134833” and use by date of 31/05/2020.
  • 22-lb. white cardboard cases containing 7-9 oz. pieces of “bwi® FROZEN PANGASIUS (BASA) FILLETS SKINLESS & BONELESS” with case code “BWI 134858” and use by date of 01/06/2020.

The recalled products, bearing establishment number “EST. V21273,”, were shipped to wholesale and retail locations in Texas, and may have been removed from boxes and placed in the seafood display case for consumer purchase.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled products should not consume them, but discard them or return them to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall may contact Miguel Alva at (956) 800-4019.


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