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January 25, 2001

Longevity Noodles Recalled

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Vasinee Food Corp. is recalling Longevity Noodles because the product contains the uncertified color additive tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 5).

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

Longevity Noodle in 1 lb. Plastic bags.

Recall #F-163-1.

None. All product on the market at the time the recall was initiated was affected.

Wang Derm Exporters Ltd. Part., Bangkok, Thailand

Vasinee Food Corp., Brooklyn, NY (importer), by letter on August 18, 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, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Massachusetts.

200 cases (25-1 lb. Packages per case).

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

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