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A brand of pre-cooked shrimp has been recalled due to a possible bacterial contamination

AFC Distribution Corp. and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced a recall of AFC’s Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi). The shrimp may be contaminated with a bacteria known as Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Vibrio parahaemolyticus has been known to cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and chills. Fortunately, as of this time, no illnesses have been reported.


Recalled Product(s):

Cooked Butterfly Tail-On Whiteleg Shrimp (Sushi Ebi)

Lot #2019.10.02

Sell By Dates of 2/19/2020 - 3/13/2020


The recalled shrimp was distributed to retailers in 40 states across the nation. Any consumer that has purchased the recalled shrimp should throw it away or return the product to the retailer where it was purchased for a refund. Those consumers with questions about the recall can reach AFC’s Recall Team by contacting them at: 866-467-8744 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Time) or by email at

To read the FDA’s full release on the recall, click here: