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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.

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

Recall #F-799-0.


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, Canada.

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.

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