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October 4, 2000

Oasis Brand Eggplants in Brine Recalled

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Trans Mid-East Shipping & Trading Agency Inc. is recalling certain Oasis brand Eggplants in Brine because the product contained the unapproved color additive carmosine.

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

Oasis brand Eggplants in Brine, in 19-ounce metal cans.

Recall #F-908-0.

All product on the market at the time of recall initiation.

Kad Bnei Darom Food Products, Bnei-Darom D.N. Evtach, Israel.

Trans Mid-East Shipping & Trading Agency, Inc., Brooklyn, New York, by letter dated May 18, 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.

New York, New Jersey, Florida, Massachusetts, Georgia, Texas.

60 cases (24 cans per case) were distributed.

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

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