February 23, 2000Coca Cola Bottling Recalls
Fresca Soda Pop
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Coca Cola Bottling is recalling certain 12-ounce
cans of Fresca, soda pop because it contains undeclared acesulfame potassium (a sweetening
According to FDA, over 24,000 cases
(24 packages per case) were distributed in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee,
California and Nevada.
The packages, distributed in
California and Nevada, bear the Optimum taste date codes of JAN3100DD, FEB2100DD and
The packages distributed in the other
states bear the codes of FEB.2800 CCC and APR.0300 CCB. This is also considered a Class III recall
and was initiated by Coca Cola by letter on January 21, 2000. This is the first
public notice issued by the FDA. This recall is considered ongoing by the FDA.
This Class III recall
was initiated by Coca Cola by telephone, followed by visit and letter on November 11,
1999. This is the first public notice issued by the FDA. The FDA considers the
recall of these codes to be complete.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #F-109/110
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