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March 15, 2000

Borinquen Biscuit Recalls Rica Sunland Sweet Crackers and Cien en Boca Cookies

Yauco, Puerto Rico (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Borinquen Biscuit Corporation is recalling Rica Sunland brand Sweet Crackers and Cien en Boca brand Cookies because the products contain undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5 and FD&C Yellow No. 6.

Over 276,000 units were distributed in New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, Illinois, New York, Connecticut, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

This recall affects Lots manufactured from September 1999 to January 2000:
RICA Label: 9250 9256 9277 9284 9298 9312 9322 9340 9347 9361
CIEN EN BOCA Label: 9277 9284 9285 9300 9301 9302 9309 9313 9314 9320 9322 9326 9327 9330 9337 9344 9351 9352 9355 9356 9357 9358 9361 9362 9363 9315 9316.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by Borinquen Biscuit Corporation by visiting/notifying the customers on February 1, 2000.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA. 

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #F-180/181-0

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 15, 2000.

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