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Samurai, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Fish In Furikake Popcorn 5oz. Package

Last updated March 1, 2020

Approved by: Lester Fahrner, MD

Samurai, Inc. of Honolulu, Hawaii is conducting a voluntary recall on 16,660 packages of Furikake Popcorn, because it may contain undeclared Fish. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.


Company Announcement Date: October 14, 2019

FDA Publish Date: October 14, 2019

Product Type: Food & Beverages

Reason for Announcement: Undeclared fish

Company Name: Samurai, Inc.

Brand Name: Samurai

Product Description: Furikake Popcorn

Samurai, Inc. of Honolulu, Hawaii is conducting a voluntary recall on 16,660 packages of Furikake Popcorn, because it may contain undeclared Fish. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to fish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The product was distributed in the state of Hawaii and can be purchased in all retail chains across the state. It comes in a 5oz package and is marked on the back panel with Best By date 103019, 111519, 113019 and 121519.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing fish was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of the allergen. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a breakdown in the company's Food Safety Allergen Control Program.

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First uploaded: March 1, 2020
Last updated: March 1, 2020