M&M Meat Shops recalls shrimps

M&M Meat Shops is withdrawing packages of breaded shrimp and coconut shrimp because they may be tainted with antimicrobial drugs.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Friday the following products are affected by the recall:

  • M&M Meat Shops Breaded Shrimp, 400 g package, lot code 2787.
  • M&M Meat Shops Coconut Shrimp, 400 g package, lot code 2677.

Canada does not allow the use of nitrofurans, a class of antimicrobial drug, for food-producing animals because of carcinogenicity and genotoxicity concerns.

No associated adverse health effects have been reported.

Consumers with questions can call the Canadian Food Inspection Agency at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735.

Recall notice