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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.