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FDA Warns Not to Eat Bantry Bay Mussel Products
Azaspiracid toxins May be Present in Certain Frozen Cooked ProductsCertain frozen cooked mussel products made by Bantry Bay Seafoods, imported from Ireland, may be contaminated with azaspiracid toxins, a group of naturally occurring marine toxins known to cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach cramps. The FDA is warning consumers not to eat these products.
In July, two people in Washington state became ill after eating the company's "Mussels in a Garlic Butter Sauce." Consumers should throw out the following Bantry Bay Seafood frozen cooked products with "Best before end" dates ranging from January 23, 2009, to November 15, 2009:
Mussels in a Garlic Butter Sauce
Mussels in White Wine Sauce
Mussels in Tomato and Garlic Sauce
The "Best before end" dates are displayed on the side of the box in the following format: MM:DD:YY. Products to be thrown out are marked with dates 01:23:09 through 11:15:09.
These products are sold frozen in 1 pound cardboard packages in stores throughout the United States.
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Published on Aug-18-08
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