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August 8, 2000

Astragalus Root Powder Recalled Herbco International

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

Kenosha, WI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Herbco International, Inc. is conducting a recall of certain Astragalus Root Powder because the product is contaminated with Salmonella.

Astragalus Root Powder, package size varies from 1 pound bags to 100 pound lined paper drum.

Recall #F-763-0.  Class I

Lot HI-029.

China Jiangsu Medicines and Health Products Import and Export Corporation, China.

Herbco International, Inc., Kenosha, Wisconsin, by letter dated June 22, 2000. Firm-initiated recall complete.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Canada.

576 pounds 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 August 8, 2000.

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