Garibaldi Cannery Recalls Fish products for Botulism

Posted on October 20, 2015 by

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The Garibaldi Cannery LLC of Garibaldi, Oregon is recalling ALL cans with any code starting with “OC” of The Garibaldi Cannery canned products because it has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

There have been no reported cases of illness to date.

Products were distributed to consumers in Oregon and shipped nationwide via our website http://www.thegaribaldicannery.com disclaimer icon. The last date of distribution of recalled products was September 2015 (with an expiration date of September 2018.)

Affected production codes include any codes starting with “OC”. The code can be found on either the bottom or on top of the can. Products are packaged in metal cans with net weights ranging from 6 oz. to 8 oz.
PRODUCT NAME NET WEIGHT
ALBACORE TUNA 8 oz. (227 g)
ALBACORE TUNA BELLIES ( The word Bellies is written on top of can ) 8 oz. (227 g)
ALBACORE TUNA NO SALT 8 oz. (227 g)
JALAPEÑO ALBACORE TUNA 8 oz. (227 g)
SMOKED ALBACORE TUNA 8 oz. (227 g)
GARLIC ALBACORE TUNA 8 oz. (227 g)
PACIFIC SALMON 6 oz. (170 g)
SMOKED PACIFIC SALMON 6 oz. (170 g)
SILVER SALMON 6 oz. (170 g)
CHINOOK SALMON 6 oz. (170 g)

The Garibaldi Cannery products were made by Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC and this recall was initiated after we were notified that that our products were possibly under- processed. The problem was discovered during an inspection at Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Consumers are advised to contact The Garibaldi Cannery for replacements of canned products. Replacements or refunds will only be given for products that are returned to The Garibaldi Cannery.

As of October 9th, 2015 The Garibaldi Cannery received new canned product from a different manufacturer to offer as replacements. Consumers and retailers can distinguish this from recalled products by looking at the code starting with “B” on the top of the can.

If you have any questions, call The Garibaldi Cannery LLC at (503) 322-3344 between the hours of 9:00am PST and 6:00pm PST, Monday –Sunday, or send e-mail to thegaribaldicannery@gmail.com.


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