September 6, 2001
Strong America Limited Recalls Goldensmell brand Candy.
Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food
and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Strong America Limited is
recalling Goldensmell brand Candy (Sucker Candy) packed in flexible plastic
packages, net wt. 5 oz. (140 grams).
This is the first public notice of
recall issued by the FDA.
PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-504-1, Goldensmell brand Candy (Sucker Candy) packed in flexible plastic
packages, net wt. 5 oz. (140 grams), all codes including "BEST BEFORE 2001
The product contained undeclared peanuts and undeclared colors, i.e.,
tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 5), sunset yellow FCF
(certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 6), brilliant blue FCF (certifiable as FD&C
Blue No. 1), and allura red AC (certifiable as FD&C Red No. 40).
Yik Hoi Trading Co. To Kwa Wan, Kowloon, Hong Kong,
Strong America Limited Brooklyn, NY (importer). Strong America issued an
"Allergy Alert" on 5/12/00. Importer sent "Recall Notice" on 10/2/00 to
FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Completed. Recall resulted from inspection and analysis
by New York State Dept. of Agriculture & Markets.
NY (8) and FL (1).
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.