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October 5, 2001

Minute Maid Recalls Minute Maid -Premium- CALCIUM Berry Punch

Houston, TX (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that The Minute Maid Company is recalling Minute Maid -Premium- CALCIUM Berry Punch.

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

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-586-1, "Minute Maid -Premium- CALCIUM Berry Punch *** 10% FRUIT JUICE PASTEURIZED *** 64 FL OZ *** KEEP REGRIDERATED *** THE MINUTE MAID COMPANY *** HOUSTON, TX 77252" packaged in a gable top carton, 8 to a case.

Codes:
MAY14LE, MAY23LE, MAY28LE

REASON:
The product was contaminated with mold.

MANUFACTURER/RECALLING FIRM:
Cutrale Citrus Juices USA Leesburg, FL

RECALLED BY:
The Minute Maid Company, A Division of Coca Cola Houston, TX, on 5/10/01, sent a recall letter with instructions to cease distribution. Firm sales personnel visited all accounts and removed product but no count was kept of how many units were removed and destroyed on-site.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Complete

DISTRIBUTION:
NC, AL, G, FL , SC, MS, TN and LA.

QUANTITY:
12,623 cases of 8
.

 
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