Galveston Shrimp Company issues precautionary recall for pre-packaged shrimp

Published On: May 20 2013 05:05:05 PM CDT
Updated On: May 20 2013 10:30:42 PM CDT

May 20, 2013: A Galveston shrimp company recalls thousands of pounds of frozen products.

GALVESTON -

You’ll want to check your freezers after a Galveston seafood company announced a recall for at least seven different shrimp products sold at Houston-area grocery stores.

The precautionary voluntary recall involves 35,000 pounds of shrimp, according to the Galveston Shrimp Company.

The prepackaged bags of Texas Wild Brand Shrimp products are sold at HEB stores across Texas.

Officials with the  shrimp company say an HEB store manager found a nail inside a bag of shrimp when he was inspecting cases of the product. He notified the company and the recall was issued.

The bags of shrimp affected by the recall are raw, not precooked.

Click here to see product descriptions of the recalled items. 

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