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May 2, 2001

FDA First Notice: STR Brand Instant Egg Noodles Recalled

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Strong America Limited has recalled certain STR brand Instant Egg Noodles because the recalled product contained the uncertified color additive tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow #5).

Additionally, the product was labeled as "Egg Noodles" but did not contain whole egg solids or egg yolk solids.

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

STR brand Instant Egg Noodles, packed in flexible plastic packages, net wt. 14 oz. (400 grams).

Recall F-368-1.

Product has barcode # 4 920522 178369 & no other coding.

Xiamen Da Chong Hua Import & Export, Ltd. Fuijan, China.

Strong America Limited, Brooklyn, NY by letter on Oct.2, 2000. *Completed recall resulted from sample analysis by the New York State Department 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.

New York, Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, Massachusetts.

647 cases (50 - 14 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 May 2, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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