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September 6, 2001

Strong America Limited Recalls Vastland brand Lemon(TM) Wafers.

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Strong America Limited is recalling Vastland brand Lemon(TM) Wafers, packed in flexible plastic packages, net wt. 200 grams.

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

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-505-1, Vastland brand Lemon(TM) Wafers, packed in flexible plastic packages, net wt. 200 grams, all codes including QB 1433.7.

REASON:
The product contained undeclared peanuts and undeclared colors, i.e., tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 5) and sunset yellow FCF (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 6).

RECALLED BY:
Strong America Limited Brooklyn, NY (importer).
Strong America Ltd. issued an "Allergen Alert" on 5/12/00. Importer sent "Recall Notice" on 8/5/00 to retail customers.

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

DISTRIBUTION:
NY (10), FL (1), MA (3), IL (1).

QUANTITY:
70 cases.

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

 
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