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November 7, 2000

Vita Brand Diet Strawberry Preserves Recalled

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that International Gold Star Trading Corporation is recalling certain Vita brand Diet Strawberry Preserves because the product contains the unapproved color additive Ponceau 4R.

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

PRODUCT
Vita brand Diet Strawberry Preserves, in 280 gram (10 ounce) glass jars.

Recall #F-027-1.

CODE
None. All product containing the unapproved color additive Ponceau 4R.

MANUFACTURER
Vita Quality Foods, Petach Tikva, Israel.

RECALLED BY
International Gold Star Trading Corporation, Brooklyn, New York, by telephone on February 2, 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
9 cases (12 jars per case) were distributed.

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

 
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