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December 5, 2000

3 Additional Bulk Products Associated with Starlink Recall

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today three additional recalls associated with Starlink corn product recall.

These products were manufactured using an ingredient which appeared to contain the genetic material (DNA) necessary for the production in corn (trade name: StarLink) of the pesticide Cry9C protein derived from Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies tolworthi. The pesticide is not allowed for use in foods for human consumption.

This is the first public notice of these Class II recalls issued by FDA.   The product recalls announced today are:

PRODUCT
Lauhoff CCF100 Tiny Flakes packaged in 50-pound bags, used in the brewing industry.

Recall #F-072-1.

CODE
Lot J30K00CJM

MANUFACTURER
Bunge Lauhoff Grain Company, Crete, Nebraska.

RECALLED BY
Bunge Lauhoff Grain Company, St. Louis, Missouri, by telephone and fax on November 22, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

QUANTITY
643.5 cwt (hundred weight).

PRODUCT
Yellow Corn Flour:
MASECA FLOUR:
50 # & Tote Bag Regular #0 Yellow Sam
50 # & Tote Bag Regular #0 Yellow
50 # Regular #1 Yellow
50 # Premium #0 Yellow With CMC
50 # Premium #8 Yellow
50 # Taco Shell #1 Yellow
50 # Chip Delight #4 Yellow
50 # & Tote Bag Chip Delight #6 Yellow
50 # & Tote Bag Taco Shell #6 Yellow
50 # Taco Shell #6 Yellow With Vit.
50 # Tortilla Thin #1 Yellow
50 # Premium #3 Yellow
MASA MIXTA
50 # Tortilla #1 Yellow
50 # Tortilla #2 Yellow
50 # Tortilla #3 Yellow
50 # Tortilla #3 (3YS) Yellow
50 # & Tote Bag Tortilla Chip #1 Yellow
50 # Tortilla Chip #55 Yellow
50 # & Tote Bag Corn Chip #4 Yellow
50 # Corn Chip #8 Yellow
50 # Taco #1 Yellow
50 # Taquito #2 Yellow
50 # & Tote Bag Taco #6 Yellow
50 # & Tote Bag Tortilla Chip #9 Yellow Especial
50 # & Tote Bag Tortilla Chip #11 Yellow Especial
50 # Taquito #50/50 Yellow.

Recall #F-073-1.

CODE
All yellow corn flour manufactured since 1/1/00.

MANUFACTURER
Azteca Milling, Irving, Texas.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by press release on October 13, 2000, and by letter dated November 3, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and international.

QUANTITY
Undetermined.

PRODUCT
Bulk dry soup mixes packaged in plastic bags in cardboard shipping cartons: a) Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup item 741480 - 26 lb. bulk box; b) Corn Chowder Soup item 741520 - 19 lb. bulk box item 171520 - 5 lb. bulk box.

Recall #F-070/071-1.

CODE
Item number 741480, 26 pounds, lot number 10/9/00
Item number 741520, 19 pounds, lot number 10/5/00
Item number 171520, 5 pounds, lot number 10/9/00.

MANUFACTURER
John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc., Elk Grove Village, Illinois.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by telephone on October 18, 2000, followed by letter on October 19, 2000. Firm-initiated recall **complete.

**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
Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kansas, Iowa.

QUANTITY
883 pounds 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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