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September 6, 2001

Strong America Limited Recalls Vastland brand Cantaloup Melon(TM) Wafers.

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Strong America Limited is recalling Vastland brand Cantaloup Melon(TM) Wafers packed in flexible plastic bags, 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-507-1, Vastland brand Cantaloup Melon(TM) Wafers packed in flexible plastic bags, net wt. 200 grams, all codes including QB 1433.7, barcode # 6914375 604067.

REASON:
The product contained undeclared peanuts, and the uncertified color additive tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow #5).

MANUFACTURER:
TungKuan Vastland Food Products Co., Ltd., Humen Town Tung Kuan City Guang Tung Prov, China

RECALLED BY:
Strong America Limited Brooklyn, NY (importer).
Strong America issued an ?Allergen Alert? on 6/12/00. On 7/3/00, Strong America issued a second "Allergen Alert" to cover recalled product distributed to Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Georgia. Importer sent recall letters 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), MA (4), PA (1), IL (1), GA

QUANTITY:
93 cases .

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

 
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