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August 15, 2000

Cortas Brand Grape Vinegar Recalled

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

Clifton, NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Baroody Imports is conducting the recall of Cortas brand Grape Vinegar because the product may contain undeclared sulfites.

This is the first public notice of this Class III recall issued by the FDA.

PRODUCT
Cortas brand Grape Vinegar, in 1-liter containers.

Recall #F-779-0.

CODE
None.

MANUFACTURER
Cortas SAR, Lattakia, Syria.

RECALLED BY
Baroody Imports, Clifton, New Jersey, by mail on March 24, 2000. Completed recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

DISTRIBUTION
New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina.

QUANTITY
102 cases (12 units per case) 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 15, 2000.

 
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