November 7, 2000Vita Brand Diet Strawberry
public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...
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.
Vita brand Diet Strawberry Preserves, in 280 gram (10 ounce) glass jars.
None. All product containing the unapproved color additive Ponceau 4R.
Vita Quality Foods, Petach Tikva, Israel.
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.
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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