Is yours one of them?
An outbreak of salmonella has sickened at least 141 persons in 20 states from Texas to Massachusetts and in the District of Columbia. It's been traced to a yellowfin tuna product used in raw seafood dishes such as sushi, sashimi and ceviche.
Many of the people who became ill reported eating a sushi selection called spicy tuna.
Since the fish may have passed through many distributors before ultimately reaching the restaurant or grocery store and may not have been clearly labeled, the FDA sums up its advice as: 'when in doubt, don't eat it.'
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The outbreak has been traced to a product called Nakaochi Scrape, which is tuna scraped directly off the bones (backmeat). It's rarely sold directly to consumers but most often to restaurants and grocery stores for use in raw food dishes. To the eye, it looks like a ground product, not firm fish flesh.
On April 13, Moon Marine Corporation, also known as MMI, of Cupertino, California, recalled 58,828 pounds of frozen yellowfin product suspected of being tainted with Salmonella Bareilly. It was labeled as Nakaochi Scrape AA or AAA.
The FDA advises consumers to check with the establishment before eating or purchasing any raw fish dish or product, to make sure that it does not contain any of the recalled fish.