Chopped Clams Recalled, May Contain Shrimp

chopped clam recallTri-Union Seafoods recalled some of its Chicken of the Sea chopped clams because the cans are mislabeled and may contain tiny shrimp, said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers who are allergic to shellfish could suffer from an allergic reaction. So far, no one has gotten sick from eating the food, the FDA said.The recalled cans were sold at Wakefern in Pennsylvania; C&S in New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont; MDV/Nash Finch in Virginia; Food Lion in Pennsylvania and Virginia; and Jefferson Wholesale in Pennsylvania. The Chicken of the Sea brand 6.5-ounce chopped clams were distributed in November and December of 2010, and have the UPC code 0 480730 6. The FDA lists the product codes and best-by dates.

The UPC code is on the side of the can and the best-by date and product code are on the can's top.

Tri-Union Seafoods President Shue Wing Chan said the company has taken steps to ensure the labeling mistake doesn't happen again.

"We have notified all of our customers who have received the mislabeled product and asked them to remove it from their shelves," Chan said in a statement. "This precautionary recall is the right and prudent action in the interest of protecting public health."

Last summer, Chicken of the Sea recalled some of its canned tuna because the cans may not have been sealed properly.
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