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April 17, 2002

Midwest Grain Products Texturized wheat protein Recall Update

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
Texturized wheat protein products packaged in 10-lb, 15-lb., 17-lb., 25-lb., and 3.5-kg. bags for use in further manufacture.
The products are:
a) Wheatex 20 Pro 0122-TP122 Textured Wheat Protein, 15-lb. and 17-lb bags and Wheatex 6000, 10-lb., 15-lb. and 17-lb. bags.
Recall # F-364-2.
b) Wheatex 6000C, 15-lb. bags. Recall # F-365-2;
c) Wheatex 4000, 25-lb. bags. Recall # F-366-2;
d) Wheatex 3000 (also called Textured Protein Substance 3000), 3.5-kg. bags. Recall # F-367-2;
e) Scott Adams Foods Saf-Cube-EPC Textured Wheat Protein 25-lb. bags and Wheatex Cube, 25-lb. bags. Recall 3 F-368-2.

(Note: Products #1 and 5 have two different names, but they have the same formulation.)

CODE
a) Wheatex 20 Pro 0122-TP122 Textured Wheat Protein
505-10-00258, exp. 7/31/01
011-11-00325, exp. 11/20/01
505-07-00222, exp. 8/9/01
Wheatex 6000
011-13-01002, exp. 1/2/02
011-14-01008, exp. 1/8/02
011-08-00269, exp. 9/25/01
011-09-00311, exp. 11/6/01
011-10-00318, exp. 11/11/01
011-05-00221, exp. 8/8/01
011-01-99307, exp. 11/3/00
011-06-00229, exp. 8/6/01
505-06-00125, exp. 5/4/01
011-11-00325, exp. 11/20/01
b) Wheatex 6000C
045-01-01169, exp. 6/18/02
c) Wheatex 4000
036-07-01079, exp. 3/20/02
036-07-01029, exp. 1/29/02
d) Wheatex 3000 (also called Textured Protein Substance 3000
506T-06-00171, exp. 6/19/01
506T-06-00171B, exp. 6/19/01
506T-03-99288, exp. 9/15/00
506T-05-00077, exp. 3/17/01
e) Scott Adams Foods Saf-Cube-EPC Textured Wheat Protein 014-02-00174, exp. 6/22/01
Wheatex Cube
014-06-00327, exp. 11/22/01
014-03-00220, exp. 8/7/01
014-04-00293, exp. 9/19/01
014-02-00174, exp. 06/22/01.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Midwest Grain Products, Inc., Atchison, KS, by letters on August 10, 2001.

Manufacturer: Kansas City Ingredient Technologies, Inc., Kansas City, KS. (Note: Prior to 2/2001, the manufacturer was the recalling firm.)
Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The products contained undeclared sulfites.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
a) Wheatex 20 Pro 0122-TP122 Textured Wheat Protein, 8 15-lb. bags and 100 17-lb. bags and
Wheatex 6000, 393 10-lb. bags, 6,954 15-lb. bags, and 951
17- lb. bags;
b) Wheatex 6000C, 104 15-lb. bags;
c) Wheatex 4000, 106 25-lb. bags;
d) Wheatex 3000 (also called Textured Protein Substance 3000),12,018 3.5-kg. bags;
e) Scott Adams Foods Saf-Cube-EPC Textured Wheat Protein, 282 25-lb. bags and
Wheatex Cube, 282 25-lb. bags.

DISTRIBUTION
CA, PA, CT, NY, FL, UT, WI, and MA and Canada, Malaysia, Philipines,
Taiwan, and China
.

 
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