April 25, 2000Jiabo 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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