Salmonella spurs Illinois company to recall frozen shrimp

September 19, 2016

A Northbrook, IL, company is recalling an undisclosed amount of frozen shrimp imported from Vietnam and distributed in nine states because of Salmonella contamination.

Censea Inc., also known as Central Seaway Co. Inc., is recalling “A-PAC” brand headless shell on black tiger shrimp from restaurants, retailers and wholesalers after tests by the Arizona Department of Health Services showed Salmonella in the not-ready-to-eat seafood.

The four-pound blocks of frozen shrimp were packed six to a carton, according to the recall notice posted Monday night on the Food and Drug Administration’s website.

The Illinois company distributed the frozen shrimp from Vietnam to