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April 12, 2000

Shneider's Mehadrin Mallows Cubics, Pincky's and Pinduletas Licorice Dragees Recalled

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Paskesz Candy, is recalling Shneider's Mehadrin Mallows Cubics, Pincky's and Pinduletas Licorice Dragees, because the product contained unapproved colors. 

The Mehadrin Mallows Cubics contained Ponceau 4R (E124, Acid Red 18) and Quinoline Yellow (E104). The product also contained an unidentified blue color.

The Mehadrin Mallows Pincky's contained the unapproved color Ponceau 4R (E124, Acid Red 18).

The Pinduletas Licorice Dragees contained the unapproved colors Ponceau 4R (E124, Acid Red 18) and Quinoline Yellow (E104). The product also contained an unidentified blue color.

About 175 cases of the recalled product were distributed in New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Connecticut and may have been sold in other areas.  The Mehadrin Mallows Cubics bear the code L0889217-02-99.   The Mehadrin Mallows Pincky's bear the code 088912-99.

The Pinduletas Licorice Dragees are uncoded

This Class II recall was initiated by Paskesz Candy, by telephone and visit on March 22, 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-240/242-0

 
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