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August 2, 2001

FDA First Notice: Diet Pepsi Recalled

Watertown, WI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Wis-Pak of Quincy is recalling certain Diet Pepsi in 20 oz. plastic bottles because the bottles actually contain Wild Cherry Pepsi sweetened with high fructose corn syrup or sugar.

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

Diet Pepsi in 20 oz. plastic bottles with a Grand Slam Game promotional label, UPC #121300 Bottles were coded 1230QY042512.


The bottles actually contain Wild Cherry Pepsi sweetened with high fructose corn syrup or sugar.

Wis-Pak of Quincy, Quincy, IL

Wis-Pak , Watertown, WI, by telephone on 5/16/01.


*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.

IL and northern MO

408 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 August 2, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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