May 17, 2000Allergy Alert - Certain Fancy
Fruit Mix Contains Un-Declared Food Coloring Additives
OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Tropical Nut & Fruit, Inc., is
conducting a field correction to re-label packages of its Fancy Fruit Mix product
because the product contains un-declared FD&C Yellow No.6.
The product is packaged as identified
as: Fancy Fruit Mix in 20-oz. plastic containers, 12 containers per shipping box, code
According to the FDA report the
product was distributed in: New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia.
People who have allergies to certain
foods run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these
This ongoing Class II recall
was initiated by the company, by phone on April 13, 2000 and by FAX on April 14,
2000. 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-450-0
Notice of this product warning was
sent via email to SafeMail
subscribers May 17, 2000.
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