Bristol not impacted by Maine mussel and clam recall

Bristol not impacted by Maine mussel and clam recall

PORTLAND, Maine – September 30, 2016 – Bristol Seafood, a leading seafood processor and distributor in Southern Maine, was not impacted by the recent mussel and clam recall issued by the Maine Department of Marine Resources and continues to provide local, wild mussels and clams to customers across the country.  The company was able to source product from areas not impacted by the recall.

“My team and I take food safety extremely seriously. In fact, we are the only company in the state that is audited and certified by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQF) for mussels, scallops, or fish fillets.  Delivering a safe, quality, wholesome product to our customers is an integral part of our uncompromising Maine standards” said Peter Handy, President & CEO.

About Bristol Seafood

Bristol provides quality seafood to people who care about what they eat.  Founded in 1992, the company enjoys a nationwide following for its steadfast adherence to its uncompromising Maine standards.  This involves pairing efficiency-building technologies with finishing done the old-fashioned way – by hand.  In 2015, Bristol reported record sales and shipped more than 6 million pounds of seafood from its facility on the Portland, Maine fish pier.  The company is the first and only processor of mussels, scallops, or fillets in the state of Maine to earn a Safe Quality Food institute certification.  Learn more at www.bristolseafood.com.