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February 21, 2001

Gourmet Foods International Recalls Egg Rolls

Nashville, TN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Gourmet Foods International is recalling five of its Oriental Delight brand frozen egg roll products as described below,  because the products contain undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5 and FD&C Yellow No. 6.

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

Oriental Delight brand frozen egg rolls:

  • F-233-1 Shrimp and Pork Egg Rolls 60/3oz/carton (item no. 100603) and 100/2oz/carton (item no.) 102100
  • F-234-1 Shrimp Egg Rolls 60/3oz/carton (item no. 200603)
  • F-235-1 Vegetable Egg Rolls 60/3oz/carton (item no. 300603)
  • F-236-1 Petite Shrimp Egg Rolls 200/0.5oz/carton (item no. 205200)
  • F-237-1 Petite Vegetable Egg Rolls 200/0.5oz/carton (item no. 305200)

Any and all Lot Numbers with the following product codes: 100603,200603, 300603, 102100, 205200, and
305200.  The firm maintains that a six digit ink stamp code is supposed to be appled to each carton. This may/may not be done, and if done, the six digit code may be a pack date, a ship date, or a getting ready to ship date.

Gourmet Foods International, Nashville, TN.

Manufacturer, by FAX on 12/22/00. FDA-initiated recall ongoing.

Charlotte, NC and Lexington, SC.

460 cases of the various products.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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During 2000 there were over
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