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Aug 2, 2000

Fortuner's Brand Candy Recalled

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Fortuner's Food Company, Inc. is conducting a recall of Fortuner's brand Candy because the product contained the uncertified color additive tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 5).

PRODUCT
Fortuner's brand Candy, packaged in 6-ounce plastic bags.

Recall #F-632-0.  Class II

CODE
None.

MANUFACTURER
Undetermined. Product of China.

RECALLED BY
Fortuner's Food Company, Inc., Brooklyn, New York, by letter and visit on September 10, 1999. Completed recall 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.

QUANTITY
2 cases (100 packages per case) were distributed.

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

 
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