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December 19, 2000

Shirakiku,  Mum's and Barre Brand Dried Shrimp Recalled

Honolulu, HI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Nishimoto Trading Company Hawaii, Ltd is recalling certain Shirakiku,  Mum's and Barre brand Dried Shrimp because the product contains undeclared sulfites.

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

Dried Shrimp under the following labels:
Shirakiku brand U.S. Dried Shrimp in 1-ounce bags;
Mum's brand U.S. Dried Shrimp in 1-ounce bags;

Barre brand Dried Shrimp in Bulk 50 lb. Bags.

Recall #F-120-1.


Nishimoto Trading Company Hawaii, Ltd., Honolulu, Hawaii.

Repacker, by letter sent on November 8, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.


2,725 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 19, 2000.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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