On September 4, 2019, the FDA became aware of multiple scombroid (Scombroid fish poisoning, or histamine fish poisoning, resembles an allergic reaction that occurs after eating fish contaminated with high levels of histamine) poisoning cases in individuals who consumed tuna steaks purchased from three separate Kroger retail locations in Ohio. As a result, the FDA is advising consumers not to eat yellowfin tuna steaks from Kroger retail stores. Kroger agreed to remove all yellowfin tuna steaks from their stores in AL, AR, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MO, MS, NE, OH, SC, TN, VA and WV as well as begin notifying consumers who had purchased this product to dispose of or return the product to the store. The tune with sell-by dates from August 29, 2019, and September 14, 2019, were sold as raw yellowfin tuna steaks at the seafood counter or seasoned in store-prepped Styrofoam trays. @ https://www.fda.gov/food/alerts-advisories-safety-information/fda-advises-consumers-not-eat-yellowfin-tuna-steaks-kroger-retail-stores-multiple-states?utm_campaign=Alert_Tuna_09072019&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua
Yellowfin Tuna Steaks sold at Kroger linked to scombroid poisoning
FDA Advises Consumers Not to Eat Yellowfin Tuna Steaks from Kroger
On September 4, 2019, the FDA became aware of multiple scombroid poisoning in individuals who consumed tuna steaks purchased from three separate Kroger retail locations in Ohio.