January 17, 2002Hopkinsville Milling Has Recalled
Sunflower Enriched Corn Meal
Hopkinsville, KY (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Hopkinsville Milling
Company has recalled
Degerminated Self-Rising Yellow Corn Meal Mix in 5 lb. Bags (8 bags/bale).
Sunflower Enriched Degerminated Self-Rising Yellow Corn Meal Mix in 5 lb.
Bags (8 bags/bale). Recall # F-140-2.
Lot Code #112215
Hopkinsville Milling Company, Hopkinsville, KY, by telephone on 11/20/2001
and by fax and mail on 11/29/2001. FDA initiated recall ongoing.
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
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
912 bales (36,480 LBS)
AL, TN, MS, and AR.