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
recall issued by the FDA.
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.
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).
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.
NY (10), FL (1), MA (3), IL (1).
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.