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September 19, 2000

Interstate Brands Corporation Recalls 2 Brands of Breads

Glendale, CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Interstate Brands Corporation NO. 27, is recalling its Albertson's Egg Sesame Bread, 1 pound 8 ounces, and its Country Farms Hawaiian Sweet Egg Bread, 1-1/2 pound wide pan loaf because the product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5 and FD&C Yellow No. 6.

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

PRODUCT
a) Albertson's Egg Sesame Bread, 1 pound 8 ounces;
b) Country Farms Hawaiian Sweet Egg Bread, 1-1/2 pound wide pan loaf.

Recall #F-860/861-0.

CODE
Albertsonís Egg Sesame Bread:

All product of Albertsonís Egg Sesame Bread produced prior to the date of 8/15/2000.
Country Farms Hawaiian Sweet Egg Bread:

All product of Hawaiian Sweet Egg Bread made prior to 8/15/2000

Both products are identifiable through product codes
AUG14A22219 AUG14B22219 AUG15A22220 AUG15B22220 AUG17A22222 AUG17B22222 AUG18A22223 AUG18B22223 AUG19A22224 AUG19B22224 AUG21A22226 AUG21B22226 AUG22A22227 AUG22B22227.

MANUFACTURER
Interstate Brands Corporation NO. 27, Glendale, California.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by telephone on August 15, 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.

DISTRIBUTION
California and Nevada.

QUANTITY
a) 3,926 units; b) 17,981 units were distributed.

 
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