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September 5, 2000

Golden Lion Brand Ginger Candy Recalled

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported that Blooming Import Co., Inc. is recalling Golden Lion brand Ginger Candy because the product may contain sodium saccharin which is not permitted for use in this type of product.  Additionally the ginger candy was actually preserved citrus fruit peel labeled as Ginger Candy and the label declared sodium benzoate as an ingredient but did not provide a statement of the preservative function.

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

PRODUCT
Golden Lion brand Ginger Candy, packaged in 110-gram flexible plastic bags.

Recall #F-806-0.

CODE
None.

MANFACTURER
Hua Feng Food Co., Ltd., Taishan City, Japan.

RECALLED BY
Blooming Import Co., Inc., Brooklyn, New York (importer), by letter dated February 29, 2000. *Completed field correction (relabeling) resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of Agricluture.

*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.

QUANTITY
Approximately 51 cases 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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