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May 10, 2001

FDA First Notice: Finest Grated Parmesan Cheese Recalled

Carlisle, PA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Giant Food Stores Inc. has recalled certain Finest Grated Parmesan Cheese because the product was contaminated with mold.

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

Finest Grated Parmesan Cheese 8 oz containers.

Recall #F-371-1.

a) Lot number 12CB8 and sell by date 7 7 01;
b) Lot number 12CB2 and sell by date 7 28 01.

Colonna Brothers, North Bergen, NJ.

Giant Food Stores Inc., Carlisle, PA, by press release on 3/15/01 and by voice mail 3/13/01. Firm-initiated *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.

PA and NY.

612 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 May 10, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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