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Blue Ocean Sardine Tamban is recalled

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (UPI) — The Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of Blue Ocean Smoked Indiana Sardine Tamban because of possible contamination.

Everlasting Distributors Inc. of Bayonne, N. J., recalled the uncoded 8-ounce packages of frozen Blue Ocean Smoked Indian Sardine Tamban because they might be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death.

The recalled packages were sold by New York and New Jersey area retail stores in white styropor foam trays and vacuum packed with a clear plastic bag.