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May 16, 2002

Ultra Slim-Fast brand with Soy Protein Recall Update

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

PRODUCT
Ultra Slim-Fast brand with Soy Protein Ready to Drink Liquid Shakes in 11.5 fl. oz. sizes:
(a) Orange-Pineapple. Recall # F-397-2;
(b) Apple-Cranberry-Raspberry. Recall # F-398-2;
(c) Orange-Strawberry-Banana. Recall # F-399-2.

CODE
?BEST BY? dates affected:
JANUARY 2002
FEBRUARY 2002
MARCH 2002.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Slim-Fast Foods Co, (a Unilever Co.), West Palm Beach, FL, by telephone, e-mail and fax beginning on February 13, 2001 and by letters on February 14, 2001.
Manufacturer: Kagome, Inc., Slim-Fast Foods Co., Los Banos, CA.
Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Products are contaminated with butyric acid anaerobes, resulting in sour taste and swollen cans.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
13,896,864 cans.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Internationally.

 
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