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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
April 15, 1998

PRODUCT
Chicken Gravy Mix in 1 oz. Packages and Country
Gravy Mix in 1.25 oz. Packages:
a) Chicken Gravy Mix, under the private labels Sauce Classics, distributed by Han-Dee Pak, Inc., Cockeysville, Maryland and Hill Country Fare, distributed by H-E-B, San Antonio, Texas
b) Country Gravy Mix, under the private labels Our Family, distributed by Nash Finch Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Spartan, distributed by Spartan Stores, Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Recall #F-443/444-8.

CODE

Date Code: 2361AH (Sauce Classics Chicken Gravy
only) and 2361BH.

MANUFACTURER

Ampacco, Inc., Hunt Valley, Maryland.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by letter on March 17, 1998.
Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION

Nationwide.

QUANTITY

324 cartons (24 packages/carton) of Our Family Country Gravy was produced and distributed; 604 cartons of Spartan Country Gravy Mix were produced and distributed; 124 cartons of Hill Country Fare Chicken Gravy Mix were produced and distributed; 600 cartons of Sauce Classics Chicken Gravy Mix were produced and distributed. 

REASON
The Chicken Gravy Mix contains undeclared certified colors (FD&C Yellow No. 5 & 6,) and lactose. The Country Gravy Mix contains undeclared milk.

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.