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September 26, 2000

Hazer Baba Genuine Turkish Delight Recalled

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Transmideast Shipping & Trading Agency Inc. is recalling Hazer Baba Genuine Turkish Delight, with Walnut because the product contained the uncertified color additive Tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 5).

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

Hazer Baba Genuine Turkish Delight, with Walnut packaged in 454 g (16-ounce) cardboard box.

Recall #F-846-0.


Hazer Baba Gida San Ltd. STI, Istanbul, Turkey.

Transmideast Shipping & Trading Agency, Inc., Brooklyn, New York, by telephone on April 12, 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.

Firm estimates none remains on the market.

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

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