FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain fish products, sold from a Georgia retail location, due to consumer complaints of illness. Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors are working to make sure the recalled product has been removed from distribution. Here is the recall announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration:
MARIETTA, GA – Harry’s Farmers Market is recalling the following Wild Gulf Amberjack due to five reported customer illnesses. This product was sold through March 15, 2014 in the fresh seafood case only at the Harry’s Farmers Market 70 Powers Ferry Road SE in Marietta, GA 30067. The products are:
- Wild Gulf Amberjack fillet
- Wild Gulf Amberjack portion
- Wild Whole Amberjack
The cause of the illness is unknown at this time but an investigation in ongoing. Customers reporting illness have experienced itching, diarrhea and vomiting. Anyone experiencing such symptoms should seek medical attention.
Customers who have purchased this product at the Harry’s Farmers Market in Marietta should discard it and may bring in their receipt for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact 512-542-0060 Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm CDT.
To view a comprehensive list of food and feed recalls affecting Georgia, please visit www.agr.georgia.gov/recalls.aspx. If this recall expands or additional details become available, the website will provide the most up-to-date information.
About the GDA The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) is the voice of the state’s agriculture community. The department's mission is to provide excellence in services and regulatory functions, to protect and promote agriculture and consumer interests, and to ensure an abundance of safe food and fiber for Georgia, America, and the world by using state-of-the-art technology and a professional workforce. For more information, visit www.agr.georgia.gov.