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March 28, 2000

Tuong Ot Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce Recalled

Rosemead, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Huy Fong Foods, Inc. is recalling Tuong Ot Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce, in 28-ounce plastic bottles, because the product is unfit for food. Some bottles of the product were swollen and appeared fermented.

According to the FDA, approximately 42,000 cases were distributed in Connecticut, Arkansas, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington state and Canada. 

The recalls affects all code numbers produced between March and July 1999.   To identify the recalled product, look at the FOURTH position of the code and if it is "M", "A", "W", "X", or "Y", it is being recalled.

This Class III recall was initiated by Huy Fong Foods, Inc. by letter on September 13, 1999, or by fax on September 14, 1999.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.  The FDA states 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-196-0

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 28, 2000.

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