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October 24, 2000

Custom Food Group Recalls Catfish Po-Boy and Chicken Fried Steak Sandwiches

First public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...

Dallas, TX (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Custom Food Group is recalling certain Catfish Po-Boy and Chicken Fried Steak Sandwiches because the products contained undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5.

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

Custom Food Group Sandwiches, sold in vending machines:
a) Catfish Po-Boy Sandwich, 8 ounces;

b) Chicken Fried Steak on a Bun Sandwich, 6.5 ounces.

Recall #F-007/008-1.

a) Lot #A0919; b) A0920.

Custom Food Group, Dallas, Texas.

Manufacturer, by letter on September 21, 2000. Firm-initiated recall **complete.

**Completed recall: While the FDA has completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been fully accounted for.


a) 195 units; b) 890 units were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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