Heartland Catfish Company Recalls Products

WASHINGTON Heartland Catfish Company, an Itta Bena, Miss. establishment, is recalling approximately 69,016 pounds of Siluriformes fish (catfish) products that may be adulterated with a residue of public health concern, specifically leucomalachite green, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The various fresh and frozen, raw, intact Siluriformes (catfish) products were produced on February 16, 2018. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 45777” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Texas and Vermont.

The problem was discovered on March 8, 2018, after routine FSIS sampling results revealed violative levels of the chemical leucomalachite green in the products.    MORE

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