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April 17, 2002

General Mills Betty Crocker Suddenly Pasta Salad Recall Update

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

PRODUCT
Betty Crocker Suddenly Pasta Salad, Italian Garden, Net Weight 6.8 ounces, labeled "Made in Australia.” Recall # F-375-2.

CODE
Better if use by dates of 01 SEP 02 through 30 NOV 02.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: General Mills, Inc. Golden Valley, MN, by notice on January 4, 2002.

Manufacturer: Mansfields PTY LTD., Keysborough, Victoria.
Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The products had incorrectly been labeled with labels intended for the
firm's Australian customers. The Australian label lists FD&C Yellow No. 5 as tartrazine and FD&C Yellow Number 6 as Sunset Yellow.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
5084 cases (6 retail units/case).

DISTRIBUTION
AL, CA, OH and PA
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