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February 8, 2001

Loquat Slice Recalled by New Yor Firm

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

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Strong America Ltd., is recalling - or has recalled - Loquat Slice in flexible plastic packages because the product contains Ponceau 4R , an unapproved color additive.

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

Loquat Slice in flexible plastic packages, net wt. 3.5 oz. (98 g), 50 packages per case. Ingredients: Sugar, Salt, Loquat. Product of China.

Recall #F-204-1.

Product bears barcode 998118 823938 & no other coding.

Shan Dong Zhaoyuan Huatuan Fruit Co., Shan Dong City, China.

Strong America Ltd., Brooklyn, NY (Importer & distributor),by letter on May 10, 2000. *Completed recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Dept. of Agriculture & Markets (NYSDAM).

*Completed recall: While the FDA has completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been fully accounted for.

NY, CT, MA, NJ, IL, OH, PA, and Washington DC.

15 cases (50 - 3.5 oz. packages per case).

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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