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October 5, 2001

Strong America Limited Recalls Goldensmell brand Happy Marshmallow Candy

Brooklyn, NY  (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Strong America Limited is recalling "Goldensmell brand Happy Marshmallow Candy packed in flexible plastic packages.

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

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-593-1, Goldensmell brand Happy Marshmallow Candy packed in flexible plastic packages, Product of China. Product comes in four sizes (net weights): 1.4 oz. (40 grams), 2.8 oz. (80 grams), 3.5 oz. (100 grams) and 6.4 oz. (180 grams).Firm on labels - Imported by Strong America Ltd.

Codes:
1.4 oz.: barcode # 6 43806 88710 1 and no other coding.
2.8 oz.: barcode # 6 43806 89048 4 and no other coding.
3.5 oz.: barcode # 6 43806 89048 4 and no other coding.
6.4 oz.: barcode # 6 43806 89047 7 and no other coding.

REASON:
The products contained the undeclared color additives tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow #5), sunset yellow FCF (certifiable as FD&C Yellow #6) and erythrosine(certifiable as FD&C Red #3).

MANUFACTURER/RECALLING FIRM:
Yik Hoi Trading Company Kowloon, Hong Kong, China,

RECALLED BY:
Strong America Limited Brooklyn, NY, sent a recall letter, dated 8/2/00, covering the recall of all four sizes of product. The letter instructed the direct accounts to discontinue selling the product, and return it to Strong America immediately.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Complete

DISTRIBUTION:
Brooklyn and NY

QUANTITY:
1.4 oz: 67 cases (80 packages per case); 2.8 oz: 73 cases (40 packages per case); 3.5 oz: 46 cases (40 packages per case); 6.4 oz: 110 cases (40 packages per case)
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