The FDA reported that since July 21, 2021, additional cases have been identified in this outbreak, and this investigation was reopened. At least one ill person consumed shrimp that were not a part of the Avanti Frozen Foods of India’s initial recall. Due to this new information, on August 10, 2021, the FDA asked the firm to expand its initial recall to prevent additional illnesses. On August 13, 2021, Avanti Frozen Foods of India expanded its recall of frozen cooked shrimp to include frozen cooked shrimp products imported into the U.S. from November 2020 to May 2021. Since Avanti Frozen Foods expanded its recall, downstream recalls have been initiated for sushi products containing recalled shrimp sold in California. The current recall includes the following brands: 365, 265, AHOLD, BIG RIVER, CENSEA, CHICKEN OF THE SEA, COS, FOODLION, HOS, HARBOR BANKS, HONEST CATCH, CWNO, HANNAFORD, FIRST STREET, NATURE’S PROMISE, SAND BAR, SEA COVE, WATERFRONT BISTRO, WELLSLEYFARMS, OPEN ACRES, and MEIJER. As of August 17, 2021, there were 9 illnesses, and 3 hospitalizations in the following states: AZ (2), MI (2), NV (4), RI (1) @ https://www.fda.gov/food/outbreaks-foodborne-illness/outbreak-investigation-salmonella-weltevreden-shrimp-april-2021?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
Downstream recalls announced due to Avanti Frozen Foods expanded recall
Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella Weltevreden: Shrimp (April 2021)
Downstream recalls announced after Avanti Frozen Foods expands recall.