January 3, 2001Muffins Recalled by Low Carb
notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...
FL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Low Carb World Inc. is recalling 10 varieties
of its bran muffins because the muffins contained undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5 and
sodium saccharin which is not permitted for use in this type of product. Additionally, the
serving size and the daily values on the Nutrition Facts panel are incorrect in that the
declared values are less than half of what they should be.
This is the first public notice of
this Class II
recall issued by FDA.
Low Carb World Inc., brand Muffins (10 varieties), in packages containing 6 individual
2.5-ounce muffins: Apple, Blueberry, Cherry, Marble, Plain, Lemon, Poppy, Banana, Brownie,
Carrot and, Chocolate.
None. All product on market at time of recall initiation.
Low Carb World Inc., Miami, Florida.
Manufacturer, by telephone beginning August 10, 2000, and by letter on October 12, 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.
Approximately 1,500 retail containers were distributed.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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