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July 6, 2000

FruitFresh Strawberry Squares Recalled

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

Earth City, MT (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Save-A-Lot Ltd. is conducting a recall of certain FruitFresh Strawberry Squares because the product contained tartrazine, an uncertified color and amaranth, an unapproved color.

PRODUCT
FruitFresh Strawberry Squares, 5 pieces per clear plastic box, 7.1 ounces.

Recall #F-599-0. Class II

CODE
All "Sell By" Dates.

MANFACTURER
Authentic Cookies, also known as Isack's Cookie Factory, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

RECALLED BY
Save-A-Lot Ltd., Earth City, Montana, by letter dated April 12, 2000. Firm-initiated recall complete. This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
Firm estimates none remains on the market.

REASON
Product contained tartrazine, an uncertified color and amaranth, an unapproved color.

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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