March 28, 2000Multiple Brands of Onion Ring
Snacks Recalled for Rancidity
Easton, PA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Keystone Food Products, Inc. is recalling
multiple brands of onion ring snacks, because the products are unfit for food due to
The recalled snacks came in 3/4,
3-1/4, and 5-ounce plastic bags.
Two flavors are affected by this
recall. Onion flavored rings were sold under the Weis Quality, Keystone, Terell's,
Trophy, Kitov, and DeMoulas labels.
Also, Onion Garlic Flavored Rings are
affected and were sold under the Matamin label.
According to the FDA, approximately
13,000 cases were distributed in Connecticut, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine,
New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia and
Canada. The recalls affects all expiration date codes with "DEC" through
"MAR" appearing on the front side of bag.
This ongoing Class III recall
was initiated by Keystone Food Products, Inc. by letter dated December 15, 1999, followed
by telephone and visit. 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-197/198-0
Notice of this product warning was
sent via email to SafeMail
subscribers March 28, 2000.
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