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Mical Seafood recalls tuna

The products may contain elevated levels of histamines

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Mical Seafood of Cooper City, Fla., is recalling frozen, wild-caught yellowfin tuna poke cubes, tuna loins, tuna ground meat and 6-oz tuna steaks.

The products may contain elevated levels of histamines that can produce an allergic reaction called scombroid fish poisoning that may result in symptoms that can generally appear within minutes to several hours after eating the affected fish.

The most common symptoms of histamine or scombroid fish poisoning are tingling or burning sensation in the mouth, facial swelling, rash, hives and itchy skin, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.

These symptoms usually resolve within several hours without medical intervention. If symptoms are severe an individual should seek immediate medical attention for treatment.

The following products, sold in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Texas, Alabama, North Carolina, California Michigan, Rhode Island, U.S. Virgin Islands, Saint Maarten and Grand Cayman are being recalled:

Product Name



Lot Number

Production Date

Tuna Poke 2cm AAA IVPMical Seafood10lb2391004/09/2019
Tuna Poke 2cm AAA IVPMical Seafood10lb2404604/20/2019
Tuna Poke 2cm AAA IVPMical Seafood10lb2532404/27/2019
Tuna Loins 5-8lb AAA IVPMical Seafood30lb2079904/02/2019
Tuna Loins 5-8lb AAA IVPMical Seafood30lb2403704/09/2019
Tuna Loins 5-8lb AAA IVPMical Seafood30lb2427904/24/2019
Tuna Loins 5-8lb AAA IVPMical Seafood30lb2302005/10/2019
Tuna Ground Meat AAA IVPMical Seafood10lb2569405/14/2019
Tuna Steaks 6z AA IVPMical Seafood10lb2390604/20/2019

The recalled products have production dates between 04/02/2019 and 05/14/2019.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled products should not consume them, but return them to the supplier or to Mical Seafood for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact the company’s recall team at (954) 935-0133, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., (ET).

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