September 19, 2000Zataran's Brand Rice Mixes
LA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Zatarain's, Inc. is recalling various Zataran's
brand Rice Mixes because the product is contaminated with pieces of approximately 25 gauge
wire ranging from 7-12 mm in length.
This is the first public notice of
this Class II
recall issued by FDA.
Zataran's brand Rice Mixes:
a) Jambalaya; b) Dirty Rice; c) Spanish Rice; d) Black Beans and Rice; e) Red Beans and
Rice; f) Yellow Rice; g) Gravy and Rice; h) Long Grain Rice And Wild Rice; i) Chicken
Flavored Rice; j) Black-Eyed Peas and Rice.
a) 8C, 9C, 10C, 13C, 14C;
b) 9C, 10C, 13C, 14C;
c) 25B and 29B;
e) 25B, 29B, 1C, 2C, 3C;
f) 29B, 1C, 14C; g) 2C;
i) 2C, 3C, 8C;
j) 2C and 3C.
Zatarain's, Inc., Gretna, Louisiana.
Manufacturer, by letter on April 14, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
Nationwide and Canada.
78,194 cases (12 per case) were distributed.
Company statement sent to SafetyAlerts 9/27/00 here.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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