March 21, 2000Minute Maid Recalls Premium
Orange Juice for Mold
Houston, TX (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that The Minute Maid Company is recalling certain
64-ounce, 96-ounce, and 120-ounce containers of their premium orange juice because the
products may be contaminated with mold.
The recalled products, manufactured
by Superstore Industries, Turlock, California, are:
a) Minute Maid Premium Orange Juice, Original
b) Minute Maid Premium Orange Juice, Country Style
c) Minute Maid Premium Orange Juice, Calcium Rich
d) Minute Maid Premium Orange Juice, Orange Passion
e) Minute Maid Premium Orange Juice, Orange Tangerine
f) Minute Maid Premium Orange Juice, Pulp Free.
According to the FDA, over 339,000
cases were distributed in California and the Pacific Northwest including Alaska, Utah.
The firm estimates none remains on the market.
The recalled 64 oz. packages bear a
the codes "(date code)S(time code)A" or "(date code)SI(time
The 96 and 128 oz. packages bear the
code of "(date code)SI(time code)."
The recalled date codes are between
SEP 22 and OCT 21.
This Class III recall
was initiated by The Minute Maid Company by visit beginning on September 23, 1999.
This is the first public notice issued by the FDA. The FDA has stated that the
company has completed all required recall procedures.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #f-182/187-0
Notice of this product warning was
sent via email to SafeMail
subscribers March 21, 2000.
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