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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.

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

Recall #F-604-0.  Class III


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

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.

New York and New Jersey.

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.

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