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August 16, 2001

Chocolate Covered Gingerbread Cookies with Strawberry Filling Recalled

Stamford, CT (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Cracovia Company LLC, is recalling E. Wedel Brand Chocolate Covered Gingerbread Cookies with Strawberry Filling because the product contains the unapproved color additive Ponceau 4R.

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

PRODUCT:
E. Wedel Brand Chocolate Covered Gingerbread Cookies with Strawberry Filling

Recall Number:
F-490-1

CODE: 7.93 oz. (225 gm) and 5.29 oz. (150 gm) Product is in a plastic bag with printed label in various languages reading in part, "E. Wedel Pierniczki ALPEJSKIE NADZIENIE TRUSKAWKOWE***"

REASON:
The product contains the unapproved color additive Ponceau 4R.

MANUFACTURER:
Danone Clastka Sp. z o. o., (Polska) Poland

RECALLED BY:
Cracovia Company LLC, Stamford, CT, NWE-DO visited firm in response to NY sample results revealing the unpermitted color Ponceau 4R.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Ongoing

DISTRIBUTION:
6 New England States, NJ and NY

QUANTITY:
310 cases

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers August 16, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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