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November 7, 2000

Skinners Nuts Salted Red Pistachios Recalled

Carlstadt, NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Skinner's Salted Nuts Inc. is recalling certain 'Skinners Nuts Salted Red Pistachios' because the product contains undeclared FD&C Red No. 3 and FD&C Red No. 40.

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

Skinners Nuts Salted Red Pistachios, in 1 ounce, 1 3/4 ounce, 2 3/8 ounce, 3 1/4 ounce, and 5 3/8ounce bags.

Recall #F-028-1.

UPC#   Item#   Description
737130400H 01010400H/1 $0.50 Red Pistachio
7371311503 01011503 $0.99 Red Pistachio
7371311504 01011504 $1.49 Red Pistachio
7371311505 01011505 $1.99 Red Pistachio
7371311507 01011507 $2.99 Red Pistachio.

Skinner's Salted Nuts Inc., Carlstadt, New Jersey.

Manufacturer, by letter on September 26, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Puerto Rico.

6,467 cases were distributed.

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

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