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April 11, 2001

FDA First Notice: Epifine Aceto Balsamic Vinegar Recalled

Williamsville, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Tops Markets has recalled certain Epifine Aceto Balsamic Vinegar because the product contains undeclared sulfites.

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

Epifine Aceto Balsamic Vinegar 16.9 fl. Oz. Bottles.

Recall #F-312-1.

Best before 10-5-03.

Epifine BV, Netherlands.

Tops Markets, Williamsville, NY., by e-mail on 3/2/01. *Complete recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Dept. of Agriculture and Markets.

*Completed recall: FDA states 'completed recall' indicates the company has removed all affected product from store shelves,  it does not necessarily mean this particular product lot, or codes, have been fully accounted for.

NY and OH.

288 bottles.

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 April 11, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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