Check your freezer for these frozen shrimp products linked to salmonella outbreak

Generic image of shrimp.
Generic image of shrimp. (Pixabay)

HOUSTON – Check your fridge for frozen shrimp that has made six people sick. Two of them had to be hospitalized.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked a salmonella outbreak to several Avanti frozen shrimp products sold nationwide. The products are sold under the following brand names:

  • 365
  • Censea
  • Chicken of the sea
  • CWNO h
  • Hannaford
  • Honest Catch
  • Meijer
  • Open Acres
  • Waterfront Bistro

The products in question were distributed between late December and late February. You can see the product codes to look for on the packages here. If you have one of these packages, you can return it where you bought it for a full refund.


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