More South Korean shellfish has been recalled.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today (Monday) expanded a May 15th recall to include canned products, as well as fresh and frozen shellfish from South Korea. An FDA investigation into the Korean Shellfish Sanitation Program found serious problems, including norovirus in shellfish growing areas.
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation confirms that four varieties of Crown Prince canned oysters from South Korea were distributed in the state, including:
-Crown Prince Whole Boiled Oysters
-Crown Prince Natural Whole Boiled Oysters
-Crown Prince Natural Smoked Oysters in Olive Oil
-Crown Prince Natural Smoked Oysters with Chili Pepper
DEC says customers who purchased any of the affected products should contact Crown Prince at 1-800-423-4676, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Stuart DeWitt, Nick Davis and Joe Thompson were inducted into the Gold Medal Hall of Fame.
- On Saturday at the Juneau Lions Club 71st Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, Lion Steve Brandner was chosen as the recipient of the Walter A. Soboleff Achievement Award, the tournament’s highest honor.
- Shutting down the oil platforms will allow Hilcorp to reduce the amount of natural gas flowing in the leaking pipeline.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.