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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
August 26, 1998

PRODUCT
Canned Bartlett Pears: a) Nugget Brand Peeled Diced BartlettPears, in light syrup, in 106 ounce cans and b)Lasco Brand Diced Bartlett Pears in Light Syrup, 6 lbs, 9 oz. cans. Recall #F-585-8.

CODE
Nugget Brand cans are ink-jet coded "BPXO S7LDS" plus afour digit military time such as "1701". Cases are coded "122307" (date product was cased).Lasco Brand cans are ink-jet coded "BPXO S7LDS" plus afour digit military code time such as "1701". Cases arecoded TB01088 (date product was cased).

MANUFACTURER
Truitt Bros., Inc., Salem, Oregon.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by fax and telephone on July 17, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Tennessee, Missouri and Arkansas.

QUANTITY
The firm estimates that less than 50 cases (6 cans/case) of themislabeled product were distributed.

REASON Product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5 and FD&C Yellow No. 6.

 

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.