Safety Alerts Saves Lives
Safety Alerts  
 
Home Privacy About Us Contact Us Change Preferences

SafetyAlerts
September 5, 2000

Diet Strawberry Spread Recalled

Brooklyn, 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.

PRODUCT
Zentis brand Diat Konfiture Extra - Erdbeere (Diet Strawberry Spread), in glass jars, net weight 430-grams.

Recall #F-799-0.

CODE
None.

MANFACTURER
Franz Zentis GMBH & Company, Germany.

RECALLED BY
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.

DISTRIBUTION
New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, California, Florida, Utah, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Canada.

QUANTITY
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, 2000.

 
Selected Recent Recalls


Health Professional:

Did you know?
During 2000 there were over
1050 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

Sign-up for SafetyAlerts by Email -
The free internet newsletter that could
some day literally save your life - or
the life of someone you know.

Safety Alerts compiles comprehensive safety recall information for the United States. SafeMail is a free email service to warn consumers of faulty products and contaminated foods. For complete information regarding current recalls, past recalls and timely product warning notification visit: www.safetyalerts.com.

###

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.