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April 11, 2001

FDA First Notice: 2 More Products Affected by Starlink Corn Recall

Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that two firms are recalling products that were manufactured using an ingredient which appeared to contain the genetic material (DNA) necessary for the production in corn (trade name: StarLink), of the pesticide Cry9C protein derived from Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies tolworthi. The pesticide is not allowed for use in foods for human consumption.

This is the first public notice of these Class II recalls issued by FDA.

PRODUCT
Carroll Shelby’s Original Texas Brand Chili Kit, sales Units are 4 ounce kits (bags) packaged in 12 count, 60 count, 96 count or 120 count per box.

Recall #F-348-1.

CODE:
UPC codes with the following code dates:
12-count, UPC: 7239610000 Date Codes: 2920, 2930, 2940, 2970, 2980, 3040, 3050, 3070, 3080, 3140, 3150, 3190, 3200, 3210, 3220, 3250, 3270, 3320, 3330, 3340, 3350.

60-count, UPC: 7239670250 Date Codes: 2990, 3000.

96-count, UPC: 7239670230 Date Codes: 3060, 3110, 3120, 3130, 3180, 3190, 3260, 3270.

120-count, UPC: 7239670240 Date Codes: 3000, 3040, 3130, 3140.

MANUFACTURER:
Reily Foods Company, New Orleans, LA.

RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter on March 29, 2001. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION:
Nationwide.

QUANTITY:
723,192 UNITS.

PRODUCT
Cheese enchiladas.

Recall #F-318-1.

CODE:
# 2103752, SYSCO Cheese Enchilada 1.625 oz./90 CT.

MANUFACTURER:
Fernando’s Food Corporation, Compton, CA.

RECALLED BY:
Manufacturer, by letter on November 6, 2000. Firm-initiated recall *complete.

*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.

DISTRIBUTION:
California.

QUANTITY:
1,415 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 April 11, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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During 2000 there were over
1050 products recalled in the United
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