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October 5, 2001

South Beach Beverage Company Recalls SoBE Sports System

Norwalk, CT (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that South Beach Beverage Company is recalling SoBE Sports System- 20 oz. plastic botttles.

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

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
SoBE Sports System- 20 oz. plastic botttles with codes as follows:
A. F-589-1 SoBe Sports System-Fruit Punch
Codes as follows:
LM 1162, LM 1163, LM 1164,LM 1165, LM 1192, LM 1193, LM 1194,
LM 1201, LM 1202
B. F-590-1 SoBe Sports System- Orange
Codes as follows:
LM 1155, LM 1156, LM 1158, LM 1159, LM 1160, LM 1167, LM 1169,
LM 1198, LM 1199, LM 1200, LM 1202.
C. F-591-1 SoBe Sport System - Tropical
Codes as follows:
LM 1160, LM 1162, LM 1169, LM 1170 , LM 1201
D. F-592-1 SoBe Sports System- Lemon Lime
Codes as follows:
LM 1166, LM 1167, LM 1194, LM 1195, LM 1197, LM 1198
Codes:
SoBe Sports System 20 oz. plastic botttle as listed:

REASON:
Product may contain mold.

MANUFACTURER/RECALLING FIRM:
Lyons Magnus Fresno, CA

RECALLED BY:
South Beach Beverage Company [SOBE] Norwalk, CT, sent a letter to its distributors on 8/3/01 instructing them to place product on hold and recommended removal of product from retail. On 8/7/01 a second notifcation issued and instructed the distributors to remove product at the retail level within 48 hours or notify retailers and have them remove product. On 8/10/01, the firm expanded the recall to include the SoBe Sports System Flavors as: Orange, Lemon-Lime and Tropical. The firm is recalling all flavors produced after June 1, 2001 from the Lyons Magnus plant.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Complete

DISTRIBUTION:
Nationwide

QUANTITY:
165, 296 cases [12 bottles/case]
.

 
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