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
recall issued by the FDA.
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 #
The product contained undeclared peanuts, and the uncertified color additive
tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow #5).
TungKuan Vastland Food Products Co., Ltd., Humen Town Tung Kuan City Guang
Tung Prov, China
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.
NY (8), MA (4), PA (1), IL (1), GA
93 cases .
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.