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December 5, 2000

Balsamic Vinegar of Modena Recalled

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

Thorofare, NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Alanric Food Distributors, Inc. is recalling certain Balsamic Vinegar of Modena.  The product contains undeclared sulfites.

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

Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, in 8.5-fluid ounce bottles.

Recall #F-064-1.

Not coded. All product on market at time of recall initiation.

Marcello De Nigris, Naples, Italy.

Alanric Food Distributors, Inc., Thorofare, New Jersey, by telephone and visit beginning June 8, 2000. **Completed field correction (relabeling) 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.


2,869 bottles 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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