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Recall of a batch of Full Moon Frozen Shrimp due to the presence of Vibrio

Friday, 12 May 2023

Alert Summary
Category 1: For Action
Alert Notification: 2023.12
Product Identification: Full Moon Raw Frozen Shrimp; pack size: 2kg  
Batch Code 29936030; ​​​​​​​Best before: 01/03/2025
Country Of Origin: Ecuador


The above batch of Full Moon Raw Frozen Shrimp is being recalled due to the presence of Vibrio cholera and Vibrio parahaemolyticus.
Recall notices will be displayed at point-of-sale.   

Nature Of Danger:

Symptoms typically include nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, fever, headache, and watery diarrhoea (which may be bloody or contain flecks of mucus). Symptoms generally start within 6 to 48 hours and usually last between three to five days. However, depending on the species of Vibrio, symptoms may persist for up to 3 weeks. In some people, particularly children under 5 years of age, the elderly, or those with underlying health conditions, the infection can lead to severe dehydration, which may be fatal if not treated promptly. 

Action Required:

Manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, caterers & retailers:

Retailers are requested to remove the implicated batch from sale and display recall notices at point of sale. 


Consumers are advised not to eat the implicated batch. 

Full Moon Frozen Shrimp