February 8, 2001Dessert Mixes Recalled For
public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...
NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Peruvian Import Co., Inc. is recalling - or
has recalled - three individual dessert mixes because the products were mislabeled as
This is the first public notice of
this Class II
recall issued by FDA.
a) F-194-1 Negrita Mazamorra Naranja (Orange Flavored Dessert Mix)
b) F-195-1 Negrita Mazamorra Nueva Mandarina (Mandarin Flavored Dessert Mix)
c) F-196-1 Negrita Mazamorra Durazno (Peach Flavored Dessert Mix)
ASA Alimentos S.A. Jr., Lima 5, Peru.
Peruvian Import Co., Inc., Passaic, NJ, Importer/Distributor, by letter via driver on
September 3, 1999. *Completed recall resulted from sample analysis and fllow-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 and New Jersey.
a)708 units Orange Flavored
c)Peach, 924 units.
The productsí labels list "certified colors" as an ingredient but do not list
the specific colors. The orange flavor dessert mix contained FD&C Yellow No. 5 and
FD&C Yellow No. 6; the mandarin flavor dessert mix contained FD&C Yellow No. 5 and
FD&C Yellow No. 6; and the peach flavor dessert mix contained FD&C Yellow No. 5,
FD&C Yellow No. 6, FD&C Blue No. 1 and FD&C Red No. 40.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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