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Public Alert No:007/2023 – Kawasho Foods USA Inc. Announces a Voluntary Recall Of A Single Lot Of GEISHA Medium Shrimp 4oz. Because Of Possible Health Risk

March 17, 2023,

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is notifying the public that Kawasho Foods USA Inc. of New York, NY, is voluntarily recalling one lot of canned GEISHA Medium Shrimp 4oz. because of reported swelling, leaking, or bursting cans.

There is a possibility that the product has been under processed, which could lead to the potential for spoilage organisms or pathogens.

The Product was distributed to retail stores in USA (Walmart, Associated Food Stores, Stater Bros Markets, Safeway, Albertsons) in California, Utah, Arizona, and Colorado.

Recalled Product Details

Brand Name Pack Size Expiry Date Lot no UPC No
GEISHA Medium Shrimp 4oz. metal can May 12/2026 LGC12W12E22 071140003909

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Although the products are not in NAFDAC database, importers, distributors, retailers, and consumers are advised to exercise caution and vigilance within the supply chain to avoid the importation, distribution, sale, and use of the recalled lot of canned GEISHA Medium Shrimp.

Consumers should not use this product, even if it does not look or smell spoiled. No illnesses or other adverse consequences have been reported to date in connection with this product.

Consumers are advised to report any suspicion of substandard and falsified medicines to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC on 0800-162-3322 or via email: sf.alert@nafdac.gov.ng

Similarly, Consumers are also encouraged to report adverse events /allergies related to the use of any regulated product to the nearest NAFDAC office, or through the use of the E-reporting platforms available on the NAFDAC website www.nafdac.gov.ng or via the Med-safety application available for download on android and IOS stores or via e-mail on pharmacovigilance@nafdac.gov.ng


  1. https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/kawasho-foods-usa-inc-announces-voluntary

NAFDAC……..Customer-focused, Agency-minded!!!

Signed Management

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