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November 28, 2000

Wing Cheong Garlic Flakes Recalled

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

New York, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Summit Import Corporation is recalling certain Wing Cheong brand Garlic Flakes because the product may contain undeclared sulfites.

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

PRODUCT
Wing Cheong brand Garlic Flake, packaged in 7-ounce (200 g) plastic bags.

Recall #F-049-1.

CODE
None. All product on the market at time of recall initiation.

MANUFACTURER
Po Huat (H.K.) Company, Ltd., Hong Kong, China (packer).

RECALLED BY
Summit Import Corporation, New York, New York (importer), by letter on August 25, 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
New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Florida.

QUANTITY
10 cases (100 7-ounce packages per case) were distributed.

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

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers November 28, 2000.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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