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October 31, 2000

Los Compadres Brand Chicharrines Recalled

First public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...

Yonkers, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Los Compadres Inc. is recalling Los Compadres brand Chicharrines because the product may contain undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 6.

This is the first public notice of this Class II recall issued by FDA.

PRODUCT
Los Compadres brand Chicharrines (wheat pellets), in
8-ounce flexible plastic packages.

Recall #F-020-1.

CODE
None. All product on the market at time of recall initiation.

MANUFACTURER
Los Compadres, Inc., Yonkers, New York.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by visit May 24, 2000. **Completed recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

**Completed recall: While the FDA has completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been fully accounted for.

DISTRIBUTION
New York.

QUANTITY
200 8-ounce packages were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

 
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