Grocery chain recalls tuna steaks

The Whole Foods Markets chain is recalling frozen yellow fin tuna steaks with best-by dates of December 5, 2010, because they could have elevated levels of histamine.

High levels of histamine can cause an allergic reaction called
scombroid poisoning. Symptoms may include: tingling or burning
sensation in the mouth, facial swelling, rash, hives and itchy
skin, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Two incidents have been

The fish was sold in several states.

(Details: by phone at 512-542-0656.)

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