June 6, 2000RO*TEL Brand Diced Tomatoes and
Green Chilies May Contain Metal Pieces
NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that International Home Foods Inc. is recalling
certain RO*TEL brand Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies, packed in 10-ounce cans, because
the product may contain metal fragments.
According to the FDA, 642,816 cans
were distributed nationwide and bears the Top Line Can Code of 9_RTX259A1, the Case Code
of 28243X259AXA1 and the Label Code of 6414428243.
This ongoing Class III recall
was initiated by the company, by letter on April 21, 2000. This is the first public
notice issued by the FDA. The FDA stated that the company has completed all required
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #f-471-0
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