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February 8, 2001

Pathmark brand Raspberry Seltzer Recalled

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

Tampa, FL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Cott Beverages USA, Inc. is recalling - or has recalled - Pathmark brand Raspberry Seltzer because Bottles labeled as "Raspberry Seltzer" actually contained a second product, "Raspberry Clear Essence." The "Raspberry Clear Essence" product contains citric acid, potassium benzoate (a preservative), aspartame, and ascorbic acid which are not listed on the "Raspberry Seltzer" label. Additionally, the label of the "Raspberry Seltzer" does not warn phenylketonurics that the product contains phenylalanine.

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

PRODUCT:
Pathmark brand Raspberry Seltzer, 2 Liter PET bottles.

Recall #F-199-1.

CODE:
27MAR01 CWP

MANUFACTURER:
Premium Beverages Packers, Wyomissing, PA.

RECALLED BY:
Cott Beverages USA, Inc., Tampa, FL, by e-mail on January 5, 2001 and a letter on January 8, 2001. Firm-initiated recall is *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:
New Jersey.

QUANTITY:
210 cases.

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 8, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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