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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.

PRODUCT
Longevity Noodle in 1 lb. Plastic bags.

Recall #F-163-1.

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

MANUFACTURER:
Wang Derm Exporters Ltd. Part., Bangkok, Thailand

RECALLED BY:
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.

DISTRIBUTION:
New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Massachusetts.

QUANTITY:
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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