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December 5, 2000

Korn Brand Cookies Recalled

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that 15th Avenue Food Corporation, also known as Brooklyn, Kosher Bakery, Inc. is recalling certain Korn brand Cookies.  The products contain multiple undeclared color additives.

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

PRODUCT
a) Korn brand Rainbow Cookies
, in 15-ounce rigid plastic containers- Product contained undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5, FD&C Red No.3, FD&C Red No. 40, and FD&C Blue No.1.

b) Korn brand French Cookies (with rainbow or chocolate sprinkles), in 15-ounce rigid plastic containers- Product contained undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5, FD&C Yellow No. 6, FD&C Red No.3, FD&C Red No. 40, and FD&C Blue No.1.

Recall #F-062/063-1.

CODE
Not coded. All products on market at time of recall initiation.

MANUFACTURER
15th Avenue Food Corporation, also known as Brooklyn, Kosher Bakery, Inc., Brooklyn, New York.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter May 24, 2000, followed by visit. **Completed recall resulted from an inspection 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
a) 100 15-ounce packages; b) 81 15-ounce packages 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 December 5, 2000.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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