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April 25, 2000

Jiabo Brand Preserved Mandarin Peel  and Red Bayberry Recalled

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Wicsun Trading Inc. is recalling Jiabo brand Preserved Mandarin Peel  and Red Bayberry because the products contain sodium saccharin which is regulated for use in food under 21 CFR 180.37.

This regulation does not allow for the use of sodium saccharin in these preserved fruit products. Therefore, the safety of sodium saccharin in these products has not been established.

95 cases, with 120 - 32 gram flexible plastic bags per case, of the recalled Preserved Mandarin Peel, were distributed in New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

20 cases, with 120 - 80 gram flexible plastic bags per case, of the recalled Preserved Red Bayberry, were distributed in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia.

This Class II recall was initiated by Wicsun Trading, by letter on February 1, 1999.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.  The FDA has stated that the company has completed all recall procedures.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #f-289/290-0

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers April 25, 2000.

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