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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 this Class I recall issued by the FDA.

RECALL NUMBER, 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 01 19".

REASON:
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).

MANUFACTURER:
Yik Hoi Trading Co. To Kwa Wan, Kowloon, Hong Kong,

RECALLED BY:
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 retail customers.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Completed. Recall resulted from inspection and analysis
by New York State Dept. of Agriculture & Markets.

DISTRIBUTION:
NY (8) and FL (1).

QUANTITY:
42 cases.

 Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

 
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