February 8, 2001Spartan Stores Brownie Recall
public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...
Rapids, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Spartan Stores, Inc. is recalling - or
has recalled - Glenís Markets and Ashcraftís Markets brands of brownies because the
product contained undeclared sweetened condensed milk.
This is the first public notice of
this Class II
recall issued by FDA.
Glenís Markets and Ashcraftís Markets brands of brownies, produced between August 22,
2000 and September 14, 2000, of the following types:
a) Plain Brownies Giant. Recall
b) Walnut Brownies Giant. Recall # F-178-1.
c) Peanut Butter Brownies Giant. Recall #F-179-1.
d) Fudge Brownies 8"SQ. Recall #F-180-1.
e) Fudge Nut Brownies 8"SQ. Recall #F-181-1.
f) Peanut Butter Fudge 8"SQ. Recall #F-182-1.
g) M&M Brownies Giant. Recall #F-183-1.
All packages contain one large
brownie covered with plastic wrap. Giant brownies are 26 oz. and all others are 20 oz.
All brownies with sell by dates from 8/27/00 to 9/19/00.
15 Glenís Markets and 8 Ashcraftís Markets all owned by Spartan Stores, Inc., through
its subsidiary, Spartan Retail. Brownies were baked and sold at retail in each store. No
wholesale distribution occurred.
Spartan Stores, Inc. Grand Rapids, MI., by E-mail on September 14, 2000 and a follow-up
call the same day. Firm-initiated recall *complete. The firm obtained assistance and
coordinated the recall with the Michigan
Department of Agriculture, Food and Dairy Division.
*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 3,000 packages of brownies (one brownie per package) were produced during
the 19-day period up to September 14, 2000. Approximately 225 packages of brownies were
remaining on store shelves as
of September 14, 2000.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafetyAlerts subscribers February
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