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This Aldi Product Has Been Recalled Due To High Levels of Histamine

By katedemolder

April 13, 2017 at 4:41pm


Aldi is recalling several batches of Skellig Bay Yellowfin Tuna Steaks due to the detection of high levels of the organic nitrogenous compound histamine. 

According to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), there is one known report of illness linked with one of the affected batches.

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Photo: FSAI

Scombrotoxic (histamine) poisoning is a chemical intoxication. 

Symptoms typically develop rapidly (from 10 minutes to two hours) after ingestion of food containing toxic histamine levels. The range of symptoms may include anything from an oral burning or tingling sensation to skin rash and localised inflammation to hypotension or headaches and flushing. 

The symptoms usually resolve themselves within 24 hours.

The affected batches are:

  • Skellig Bay Yellowfin Tuna Steaks
  • Pack size: 240g
  • Approval number: IE CK 0053 EC
  • Batch Code:
    Use by dates: 05/04/2017, 13/04/2017; 14/04/2017, 15/04/2017 and 17/04/2017

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