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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
August 12, 1998

PRODUCT
Raw, Whole, Waxed Sweet Potatoes, in 40 pound bags. Recall #F-567-8.

CODE
None. All product shipped up to 6/19/98.

MANUFACTURER
Burch Farms, Faison, North Carolina.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by telephone on June 19, 1998, followed by letter. Ongoing recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture.

DISTRIBUTION
Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia.

QUANTITY
Undetermined.

REASON
Product contains dicloran pesticide residue in excess of the established tolerance of 10 ppm.

 

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.