September 5, 2000Diet Strawberry Spread Recalled
NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) said today that East Coast Foods, Inc. is recalling 120 cases of
its Zentis brand Diat Konfiture Extra - Erdbeere, a diet stawberry spread, because
the product contains cyclamate, a substance prohibited from direct addition or use as
human food (21 CFR 189.135).
This is the first public notice of
this Class II
recall issued by FDA.
Zentis brand Diat Konfiture Extra - Erdbeere (Diet Strawberry Spread), in glass jars, net
Franz Zentis GMBH & Company, Germany.
East Coast Foods, Inc., Brooklyn, New York, by letter dated February 28, 2000. *Completed
recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of
Agriculture and Markets.
*Completed recall: While the FDA has completed
processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been
fully accounted for.
New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, California, Florida, Utah, Massachusetts, Connecticut,
120 cases (10 jars per case) were distributed.
Questions about 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 September 5,
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