February 8, 2001Safeway Drinking Water and
Purified Water Recalled
public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...
CA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Safeway Inc. is recalling - or has
recalled - Safeway brand drinking water and Safeway brand purified water because the
products are unfit for food since they contain particulate matter.
This is the first public notice of
this Class III
recall issued by FDA.
a) Safeway brand drinking water, one gallon (3.78L) clear plastic bottle with blue plastic
cap, labeled in part: "SAFEWAY DRINKING drinking water
*** 1 GALLON (3.78) *** DISTRIBUTED BY SAFEWAY INC. P.O. BOX 99,
PLEASANTON, CA 94566-0009 PRODUCT OF U.S.A. ***".
Recall # F-200-1.
b) Safeway brand purified water, 1
gallon (3.78L) clear plastic bottle with red plastic cap, labeled in part: "SAFEWAY
PURIFIED purified water
*** 1 GALLON (3.78L) *** DISTRIBUTED BY SAFEWAY INC. HEAD OFFICE: OAKLAND, CA 94660
PRODUCT OF U.S.A. ***".
Both products were identified with the code that reads
---"BEST BEFORE FEB 4"
Safeway Bottled Water Division, Tempe, Arizona.
Safeway Inc., Pleasanton, California, by e-mail, on August 15, 2000. Firm-initiated recall
*Completed recall: While the FDA has
completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product
has been fully accounted for.
Arizona and New Mexico.
The firm shipped 7,560 cases of purified water and 23,100 cases of drinking water. All
products are sold in cases of six gallon bottles each.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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to SafetyAlerts subscribers February
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