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January 17, 2002

Hopkinsville Milling Has Recalled Sunflower Enriched Corn Meal

Hopkinsville, KY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Hopkinsville Milling Company has recalled Sunflower Enriched Degerminated Self-Rising Yellow Corn Meal Mix in 5 lb. Bags (8 bags/bale).

PRODUCT
Sunflower Enriched Degerminated Self-Rising Yellow Corn Meal Mix in 5 lb. Bags (8 bags/bale). Recall # F-140-2.

CODE
Lot Code #112215

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Hopkinsville Milling Company, Hopkinsville, KY, by telephone on 11/20/2001 and by fax and mail on 11/29/2001. FDA initiated recall ongoing.

REASON
The product was manufactured using an ingredient which appeared to contain the genetic material (DNA) necessary for the production in corn (trade name: Starlink) of the pesticide Cry9C protein derived from Bacillus thuringiensis subspies tolworthi. The pesticide is not allowed for use in foods for human consumption.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
912 bales (36,480 LBS)

DISTRIBUTION
AL, TN, MS, and AR
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