Safety Alerts Saves Lives
Safety Alerts  
 
Home Privacy About Us Contact Us Change Preferences

SafetyAlerts
July 19, 2000

Rhizoma Batatatis Recalled by Wah Po Trading, Inc.

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Wah Po Trading, Inc. is conducting a recall of certain Rhizoma Batatatis because it contained undeclared sulfites.

PRODUCT
Rhizoma Batatatis in 12-ounce and 16-ounce plastic containers.

Recall #F-604-0.  Class III

CODE
None.

MANUFACTURER
Shenzhen Changchun Economic & Trading Company, Shenzhen, PeopleĆ­s Republic of China (12-ounce product) Tsang Fook Kee Med. Company, Hong Kong (16-ounce product).

RECALLED BY
Wah Po Trading, Inc., Brooklyn, New York (importer), by telephone on December 8 & 16, 1998. Completed field correction (relabeling) resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
New York and New Jersey.

QUANTITY
19 cases (60 12-ounce packages per case) and 20 cases (50 16-ounce packages per case) were distributed.

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 19, 2000.

 
Selected Recent Recalls


Health Professional:

Did you know?
During 2000 there were over
1050 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

Sign-up for SafetyAlerts by Email -
The free internet newsletter that could
some day literally save your life - or
the life of someone you know.

Safety Alerts compiles comprehensive safety recall information for the United States. SafeMail is a free email service to warn consumers of faulty products and contaminated foods. For complete information regarding current recalls, past recalls and timely product warning notification visit: www.safetyalerts.com.

###

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.