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September 12, 2000

Allergy Alert: Bamboo Shoots Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Vasinee Food Corporation is recalling its Wang Derm brand Sour Bamboo Shoot, in 64 ounce (4-pound) glass jars because the product contains undeclared sulfites.

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

PRODUCT
Wang Derm brand Sour Bamboo Shoot, in 64 ounce (4-pound) glass jars.

Recall #F-812-0.

CODE
None.

MANUFACTURER
Wang Derm Exporter LP, Bangkok, Thailand.

RECALLED BY
Vasinee Food Corporation, Brooklyn, New York, by telephone on January 20, 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
Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island.

QUANTITY
200 cases (6 jars per case) were distributed.

 
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