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March 28, 2000

Multiple 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 rancidity.

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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