Recall of Frozen Mussels Contaminated by Shellfish Poisoning Toxins in United Kingdom

Issue Date 3 May 2008
Source of Information UK Food Standards Agency
Food Product Frozen Mussels
Name of Product Frozen Mussels Produced by an Irish Company Bantry Bay Seafoods
Product Description

Brand: Bantry Bay Seafoods Ltd
Size: 900g
Use by:January 31, 2009
Batch number: 21F1 Mussels in White Wine Sauce

Brand: Bantry Bay Seafoods Ltd
Size: 900g
Use by: February 1, 2009
Batch number: 26A1 Mussels in Garlic Butter Sauce

Bantry Bay Mussels Item 54781
Use by: January 5, 2009 (code 24A5)
Use by: April 10, 2009 (code 24A6)
Use by: February 2, 2009 (code 26A2)

Brand: Iceland Mussels in a garlic butter sauce
Size: 450g
Use by: February 2, 2009 (code 26A2)
Use by: July 14, 2009 (code 19A1)

Reason for Recall The product may be contaminated by Shellfish Poisoning Toxins
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety The CFS will contact the UK 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 UK Food Standards Agency

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
3 May 2008