August 30, 2001
Newfoods Brand of Macapuno Strings Recalled
Columbia, MD (SafetyAlerts) - The Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Eastland Food Corp. is recalling
Newfoods brand of Macapuno Strings packed in 12 oz glass jars; Shipped in
cases, 24 jars/case.
This is the first public notice of
recall issued by the FDA.
RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND
F-525-1, Newfoods brand of Macapuno Strings packed in 12 oz glass jars;
Shipped in cases, 24 jars/case. Products not coded; All product is being
The products contained undeclared sulfites.
Newfoods International Corporation , Phillppines,
Eastland Food Corp., Columbia, MD, quarantined 220 cases of 12 bottles/cs on
7/24/01 for eventual destruction. The firm contacted all customers who were
shipped product since Jan 2000 via phone on 7/24/01.
FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Macapuno: 38,352 bottles; Sugar Palm: 16,272 bottles.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.