Geisha Canned Shrimp Recall for Botulism Risk

Kawasho Foods USA Inc. of New York has issued a recall for Geisha canned shrimp due possible contamination with Clostridium botulinum the bacteria that casues botulism, or other pathogens. The recalled product was sold at Walmart, Associated Food Stores, Stater Bros Markets, Safeway, and Albertsons. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it.

Clostridium Botulinum from the CDC
CDC imge of Clostridium botulinum, the bacteria that casues botulism.

The recalled product has the following product identification:

  • Geisha brand
  • 4oz. metal can
  • UPC 071140003909
  • LGC12W12E22
  • BEST BY: MAY/12/2026 on the bottom of the product can.

The company issued the recall after receiving reports of swelling, leaking, or bursting cans. Consumers should not use this product, even if it does not appear to be spoiled.

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Category: Food Poisoning
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