August 16, 2001Chocolate Covered Gingerbread
Cookies with Strawberry Filling Recalled
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.
E. Wedel Brand Chocolate Covered Gingerbread Cookies with Strawberry Filling
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***"
The product contains the unapproved color additive Ponceau 4R.
Danone Clastka Sp. z o. o., (Polska) Poland
Cracovia Company LLC, Stamford, CT, NWE-DO visited firm in response to NY sample results
revealing the unpermitted color Ponceau 4R.
FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
6 New England States, NJ and NY
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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