May 31, 2000Jiang Tang Brand Ginger Flavor
NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that 282 International Trading Inc., is
conducting a recall of certain Jiang Tang brand Ginger Flavor Candy, in 8.8-ounce flexible
plastic bags, because the product contained the uncertified color additive tartrazine
(certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 5).
According to FDA there are no codes
on the packages and 100 cases were distributed in New York.
People who have allergies to certain
foods run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these
This Class II recall
was initiated by the company, by telephone on November 4, 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-465-0
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