May 2, 2001FDA First Notice: STR Brand
Instant Egg Noodles Recalled
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).
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.
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