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Recall of Frozen Salted Croaker in the United States Due to Possible Contamination with Clostridium botulinum

Issue Date

4 April 2008


Source of Information

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


Food Product



Name of Product

HC Fresh, Frozen Salted Croaker


Product Description

Net weight 480 grams; Item no. #HC0500402. The product's expiration date is August 2, 2009.

Reason for Recall

The product may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum


Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The CFS will contact the relevant authorities for further information. We have alerted the trade and are closely monitoring the situation

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the product


Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the product


Further Information

Website of US FDA

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
4 April 2008

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