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October 4, 2000

Three Rivers Brand Coconut Products Recalled

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Shata Trading Inc. is recalling certain Three Rivers brand Coconut products because the products contained undeclared sulfites.

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

PRODUCT
a) Three Rivers brand Coconut Slice, in 7-ounce (200gm) flexible plastic packages;

b) Three Rivers brand Coconut, in 7-ounce (200gm) flexible plastic packages.

Recall #F-832/833-0.

CODE
None.

REPACKER
Shata Trading, Inc., Brooklyn, New York.

RECALLED BY
Repacker, by visit April 13, 2000. **Completed field correction (relabeling) 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
New York and New Jersey.

QUANTITY
Approximately 100 cases (24 packages per case) were distributed.

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

 
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