New Food Safety Infosheet: 116 illnesses linked to frozen raw yellowfin tuna product; Salmonella in sushi source of illnesses
Posted: April 16th, 2012 - 6:17pm
The newest food safety infosheet, a graphical one-page food safety-related story directed at food businesses, is now available at www.foodsafetyinfosheets.com
Food Safety Infosheet Highlights:
- Among the 116 illnesses are 12 hospitalizations.
- The implicated product, processed and distributed by Moon Marine USA Corporation (also known as MMI) of Cupertino, Calif. is made of tuna back meat, which is scraped off the bones and looks like ground product.
- The product is not available for sale to individual consumers, but may have been used in food service and retail to make sushi, sashimi, ceviche and similar dishes.
- Moon Marine USA Corporation or MMI and Nakaochi Scrape AA or AAA were printed on boxes of the product when it was initially sold to distributors. Boxes may have been broken into smaller lots for further sale.
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