California Firm Recalls China-made Canned Clams For Containing PFAS
Crown Prince Inc. is recalling 3-ounce cans of Crown Prince Natural Smoked Baby Clams in Olive Oil because U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) testing found detectable levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), FoodSafetyNews.com reported.
Photo Insert: When Crown Prince saw the FDA's test results, the company made the call to order the recall of its Natural Smoked Baby Clams in Olive Oil.
As of the date, this recall warning for the Chinese-made food product was issued, no illnesses had been recorded. There is a large variety of consumer and industrial items that include per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
Some PFAS are known to accumulate in the environment and in people's bodies, and they do not break down quickly.
Increased cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, preeclampsia in pregnant women, developmental effects, decreased immune response, changes in liver function, and increases in certain types of cancer are just some of the serious health effects that have been linked to exposure to certain types of PFAS.
When Crown Prince saw the FDA's test results, the company made the call to order the recall.
The recalled item was sold in grocery stores, health food stores, and on the internet across the country. The following label information will help consumers locate this product: Crown Prince Natural Smoked Baby Clams in Olive Oil, Product of China 3 oz., Can UPC – 0 73230 00853 5.
Consumers are reminded to return any of this product they may have at home to the original point of purchase for a full refund.