Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Fish
Posted October 25, 2022
- Illnesses: 33
- Hospitalizations: 13
- Deaths: 0
- States: 3
- Recall: Yes
- Investigation status: Active
Mariscos Bahia, Inc. voluntarily recalled the following list of fresh (not frozen) fish. The firm began shipping recalled product on June 14, 2022:
- Fresh Salmon Fillet
- Fresh Deep Skin Salmon Fillet
- Fresh Salmon Portions
- Chilean Seabass (Fillet and Portions)
- Halibut (Fillet and Portions)
- Tuna (Fillet and Loin)
- Swordfish (Loin, Fillet, and Wheel)
Do not sell or serve recalled fresh fish sold by Mariscos Bahia, Inc.
- If restaurants received this fish from Mariscos Bahia and froze it, they should not sell or serve it.
- Wash and sanitize items and surfaces that may have come in contact with this fish.
- In general, people who are at higher risk for serious foodborne illness should not eat any raw fish or raw shellfish. People at higher risk include children younger than 5 years, pregnant people, adults 65 years and older, and people with weakened immune systems.
- Call your healthcare provider if you have any of these severe Salmonella symptoms:
- Diarrhea and a fever higher than 102°F
- Diarrhea for more than 3 days that is not improving
- Bloody diarrhea
- So much vomiting that you cannot keep liquids down
- Signs of dehydration, such as:
- Not peeing much
- Dry mouth and throat
- Feeling dizzy when standing up
- Most people infected with Salmonella experience diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps.
- Symptoms usually start 6 hours to 6 days after swallowing the bacteria.
- Most people recover without treatment after 4 to 7 days.
- Some people—especially children younger than 5 years, adults 65 years and older, and people with weakened immune systems—may experience more severe illnesses that require medical treatment or hospitalization.
- For more information about Salmonella, see the Salmonella Questions and Answers page.