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October 5, 2001

EFCO Products Recalls PROTEIN CHEF

Poughkeepsie, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that EFCO Products Inc. is recalling PROTEIN CHEF.

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

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-603-1/F-604-1Brand Name: PROTEIN CHEF
Products are labeled as: (1) "Chicken" (F-603-1) and (2) "Tuna" (F-604-1) NOTE: There is no chicken or tuna in these products. Sold frozen, in 10 lb. boxes. Each box contains 2/5-lb. plastic pouches. Responsible firm on the label: Scott Adams Foods, 288 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ 07860

Codes:
All lots are subject to recall.The firm uses a 5 digit code. First 2 digits = year; next 3 digits = julian date. (i.e. 01193 = 7/12/01 production date) Products shipped with lot number 01236 or higher, represent new production.

REASON:
Undeclared Sulfites

MANUFACTURER/RECALLING FIRM:
EFCO Products Inc. Poughkeepsie, NY

RECALLED BY:
Direct accounts were notified via telephone call on 8/20/01 followed by recall letters sent via fax and Certified Mail on 8/21/01.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Ongoing

DISTRIBUTION:
NC, NJ, NY, OK, PA and TN.

QUANTITY:
Chicken: 310/10-lb. cases/Tuna: 79/10-lb. cases
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