Aug 2, 2000Odra Brand Mini Fruit Candy
notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...
NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Krasnyi Oktyabr, Inc. is conducting a recall
of Odra brand Mini Fruit Candy because the product contains several color additives listed
in terms of the European designation for such colors.
These colors do not conform to the
U.S. color additive regulations which include uncertified and unapproved color additives..
Odra brand Mini Fruit Candy, packed in 7.7-pound corrugated box.
Recall #F-636-0. Class II
All product on the market at time of recall initiation.
PWC Odra S.A., Brzeg, Poland.
Krasnyi Oktyabr, Inc., USA, Brooklyn, New York, by letter and telephone on June 23, 1999.
Completed recall resulted from inspection 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, Oregon, California.
50 cases (7.7 pounds per case) were distributed.
Product contains several color additives listed in terms of the European designation for
such colors. These colors do not conform to the U.S. color additive regulations as
1) E124 - Ponceau 4R - unapproved color additive
2) E104 - Monosulfonated Quinoline Yellow - not approved for use in food
3) E132 - Indigotine - certifiable as FD&C Blue No. 2, however, the "E"
designation suggests the color has not been certified
4) E110 - Sunset Yellow FCF - certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 6, however, the
"E" designation suggests the color has not been certified.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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