Aug 2, 2000Pearl River Bridge Brand
Coloured Prawn Crackers and Shrimp Slices Recalled
notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...
NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Blooming Import Company, Inc. is conducting
a recall of Pearl River Bridge brand Coloured Prawn Crackers and Coloured Shrimp Slices
because the product contained the uncertified color additives tartrazine (certifiable as
FD&C Yellow No. 5), sunset yellow FCF (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 6), and
brilliant blue FCF (certifiable as FD&C Blue No. 1); it also contains the unapproved
color additives carmoisine and ponceau 4R.
Pearl River Bridge brand Coloured Prawn Crackers and Coloured Shrimp Slices, in 8 and
16-ounce cardboard boxes.
Recall #F-640-0. Class II
Guangdong Foodstuffs Import and Export Corporation, Guangdong, China.
Blooming Import Company, Inc., Brooklyn, New York, by letter 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.
44 cases (60 8-ounce packages per case) and 50 cases (50 16-ounce packages per case) were
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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