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November 28, 2000

Allied Imports, Inc. Recalls Rhizoma Dioscoreae Oppsitae

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Allied Imports, Inc. is recalling certain Rhizoma Dioscoreae Oppsitae because the product may contain undeclared sulfites.

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

PRODUCT
Rhizoma Dioscoreae Oppsitae (herb), in 12-ounce (340 grams) clear flexible plastic bags.

Recall #F-053-1.

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

MANUFACTURER
Jiangmen Company of Guangdong Foreign Economic Development Corporation, Jiangmen, Guangdong, China.

RECALLED BY
Allied Imports, Inc., Brooklyn, New York, by visit on April
20, 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.

QUANTITY
66 cases (50 12-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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