Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Fish

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Posted October 25, 2022

Fast Facts
  • Illnesses: 33
  • Hospitalizations: 13
  • Deaths: 0
  • States: 3
  • Recall: Yes
  • Investigation status: Active
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Recalled Food

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)
What Businesses Should Do

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.
What You Should Do
  • 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
Symptoms of Salmonella
  • 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.