Ahi Poke Tuna Recalled in Texas for HepA RiskJune 2, 2017 — Hilo Fish Co. of Hawaii recalled frozen yellowfin tuna steaks and cubes that were sold in Texas, California, and Oklahoma due to a risk of Hepatitis A.

Hilo Fish Co. imported the recalled tuna from Sustainable Seafood Company in Vietnam and Santa Cruz Seafood in the Philippines. The recall involves the following products:

  • Frozen Tuna Steaks (8-oz): Sold in individual vacuum-sealed bags with date code 627152, Lot # 166623, and Expiration Date: 2018-10-01.
  • Frozen Yellowfin Tuna Cubes (15-lb): Sold in vacuum-sealed cases with date code 705342, Lot # 173448, and Expiration Date: 2019-04-01.

Consumers may have eaten the recalled tuna in raw sushi, ahi poke, and other uncooked seafood dishes. People who are unvaccinated are at risk of infection with Hepatitis A.

The recall was issued after a product tested positive for Hepatitis A. Infections can cause severe liver inflammation for several months. The symptoms may not appear for up to 6 weeks.

The FDA provided the following list of restaurants, hotels, and food service companies where the recalled tuna was distributed in Texas.

Central Market Kitchen NHEB Vendor #15385, AUSTIN, TX
Conservatory Plano6401 Ohio Dr. Plano, TX
Hilton Garden Inn23535 Northgate Crossing, Spring, TX
Jack Ryan’s102 N. College Ave. Tyler, TX
Jack Ryan’s119 N. Longview St. Kilgore, TX
Johnny Tamale4647 E. Sam Houston, Pasadena, TX
Myron’s Prime Steakhouse10003 NW Military Hwy, San Antonio, TX
Prestonwood CC15909 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX
Sea Ranch Restaurant1 Padre Blvd., S Padre Island, TX
Sysco East Texas4577 Estes Pkwy, Longview, TX
Sysco Foods Central Texas1260 Schwab R. New Braunfels, TX
Sysco Food Houston10710 Greens Crossing Blvd, Houston, TX
The Schooner1507 S, Hwy 69, Nederland, TX

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