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July 6, 2000

Minute Maid Premium All Natural Citrus Punch Recalled

First public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...

Houston, TX (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Coca Cola Foods is conducting a recall of certain Minute Maid Premium All Natural Citrus Punch because the product was contaminated with black particulate matter originating from a disintegrated food-grade gasket.

PRODUCT
Minute Maid Premium All Natural Citrus Punch with Added Calcium and Vitamin C, in 64- ounce cartons.

Recall #F-574-0. Class III

CODE
May 11 LE4/XXXX AAA May 12 LE4/XXXX AAA where XXXX is a four digit, May 11 and 12 represents expiration dates and AAA is operator initials.

MANFACTURER
Cutrale Citrus Juices, USA, Leesburg, Florida.

RECALLED BY
Coca Cola Foods, Houston, Texas, by telephone on April 13, 2000, followed by visit. Firm-initiated recall complete. This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
Southeastern United States.

QUANTITY
5,164 cases of 8 cartons each were distributed.

REASON
Product was contaminated with black particulate matter originating from a disintegrated food-grade gasket.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers July 6, 2000.

 
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