Imported frozen raw tuna (Ahi) cubes distributed on Oahu test positive for hepatitis A; voluntary product recall underway
The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has been notified of imported frozen raw tuna or ahi cubes distributed by Tropic Fish Hawaii, LLC on Oahu that tested positive for hepatitis A. The product, imported from Indonesia, was used to prepare poke sold between April 27–May 1 by the following food establishments on Oahu:
- Times Supermarket and Shimas locations in Aiea, Kailua, Kaneohe, Kunia, Liliha, Mililani, Waipahu, and Waimanalo
- GP Hawaiian Food Catering
- Crab Shack Kapolei (also known as Maile Sunset Bar & Grill in Kapolei)
- ABC Store at 205 Lewers St.
Customers who purchased and consumed the product and are not vaccinated for hepatitis A are advised to consult with their doctor.
May 4, 2017: New information was publicly released from the ABC store located at 205 Lewers St. The store has issued a notice warning customers that ahi poke purchased from the store on Sunday, April 30, may have been tainted with hepatitis A. The store advises customers to take proper health precautions. Call ABC Stores at (808) 591-2550 if there are any questions or concerns.
May 3, 2017: DOH has been notified by Tropic Hawaii, the distributor for the imported frozen raw ahi, that Aloha Sushi at 3131 N. Nimitz received, but did not use any of the product to serve or sell food.
May 2, 2017: DOH has been notified of imported frozen raw tuna or ahi cubes distributed by Tropic Fish Hawaii, OOC on Oahu that tested positive for hepatitis A. The product, imported from Indonesia, was used to prepare poke sold between April 27 – May 1 by food establishments on Oahu. News Release