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November 2, 1999

PowerAde Mountain Blast Recalled Because of Product Mix Up

Chicago, IL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that the Minute Maid Company, for Coca-Cola USA is recalling certain containers PowerAde Mountain Blast because some cans actually contain Lemon-Lime flavor. The Lemon-Lime flavor contains FD&C Yellow No. 5 Lake and brominated vegetable oil that are not listed as ingredients on the Mountain Blast flavor.

The recalled PowerAde Mountain Blast was sold in 11.5 ounce cans bearing the Lot  number 9203MD.

This  ongoing recall was initiated by the company on August 18, 1999 by E-mail or fax.  This is the first notice the FDA has issued to the general public of the recall.

Over 5,300 cases the beverage were distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA

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