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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
February 4, 1998

PRODUCT
Pinata Fillers, a mixture of candy and toys in
a plastic bag with net weight stated at 2
pounds, marketed under the Unique label.

Recall #F-243-8.

CODE

None. All product in distribution.

MANUFACTURER

Tzetzo Brothers, Inc., also known as Mayfair
Sales, Inc., Buffalo, New York (repacker).

RECALLED BY

Unique Industries, Inc., Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania, by telephone on October 24,
1997. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION

Nationwide.

QUANTITY

46,896 bags were distributed.

REASON

Short weight - the product has 21% less weight
than declared on the label. Also the labeling
is false and misleading since it bears the
general statement "Candy made in U.S.A." while
individual candies are labeled as being
products of foreign countries.

 

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.