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January 3, 2001

Watsonís Cherry Cordials Recalled

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

Tonawanda, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Watsonís Candies, Inc. is recalling its Watsonís Cherry Cordials, in 8-ounce and 16-ounce boxes because the product contained undeclared benzoic acid, potassium sorbate, and caffeine.

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

Watsonís Cherry Cordials, in 8-ounce and 16-ounce boxes.

Recall #F-124-1.

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

Watsonís Candies, Inc., Tonawanda, New York.

Manufacturer, by telephone on April 27, 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.

New York.

47 boxes were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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