Frozen Fish Recalled for Violating Import and Safety Inspection Requirements

FSIS Announcement

WASHINGTON, February 3, 2023 – Delight Foods USA LLC, a distributor and the Importer of Record located in Jersey City, N.J., and Delight Foods LLC, a distributor and the Importer of Record located in San Jose, Calif., is recalling approximately 2,961 pounds of imported frozen Siluriformes (catfish) products. The products were imported from India, a country ineligible to export Siluriformes products to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.The following raw, frozen products are subject to recall, regardless of the product date [view labels]:

  • 908 gm (2 lb.) plastic packages containing “Seafood delight FRESH FROZEN CATFISH STEAK IF” frozen fish.

The products do not bear an establishment number nor a USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activity of imported products. India is not eligible to export Siluriformes products to the United States.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS is concerned the product may be in retailers’ or consumer’s freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify theircustomers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Joseph Parayil, Member, Delight Foods USA LLC & Delight Foods LLC, at [email protected] and 201-369-1199.

Consumers with food safety questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) or live chat via Ask USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety messages at Ask USDA or send a question via email to [email protected]. For consumers that need to report a problem with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at

See the full recall here.
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