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January 3, 2001

Muffins Recalled by Low Carb World

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

Miami, 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.

PRODUCT
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.

Recall #F-145/155-1.

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

MANUFACTURER
Low Carb World Inc., Miami, Florida.

RECALLED BY
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.

DISTRIBUTION
Florida.

QUANTITY
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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