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Aug 2, 2000

Miki Delicatessen brand Malabi Desserts Recalled

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Ahava Dairy Products Corporation is conducting a recall of Miki Delicatessen brand Malabi Desserts because the product contained the unapproved color additive Ponceau 4R and it contained the uncertified color brilliant blue FCF (certifiable as FD&C Blue No. 1).

Miki Delicatessen brand Malabi Dessert in 8-ounce plastic trays: a) Original Malabi Dessert; b) Strawberries Malabi Dessert.

Recall #F-637/638-0.  Class II

All Codes.

Miki Delicatessen Food Products, Fish and Salads, Ltd., Rishon Le Zion, Israel.

Ahava Dairy Products Corporation, Brooklyn, New York, by telephone and visit on March 11, 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.

New York.

a) Approximately 90 cases (12 trays per case); b) Approximately 30 cases (12 trays per case) were distributed.

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

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