|FOOD AND DRUG
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 1, 1998
Dried fruit products: a) Preserved Prune (Dried) in hard plastic container, Net
Wt. 3.85 oz. (110g), packed 48 boxes per carton; b) Pine Mark brand Dried Fructus Mums
(Dried Plums) in plastic box, Net Wt. 10 oz, packed 50 boxes per carton; c) Golden Lion
brand Dried Plum (Dried Fructus Mums) in flexible plastic (cellophane) bags, Net Wt. 5
oz.(141.8g), packed 100 bags per carton; d) Pine Mark brand Dried Plum in plastic box, Net
Wt. 9 oz., packed 50 boxes per carton. Recall #F-514/517-8.
Taishan Foodstuff Imports & Export Company, Taishan City, Guandong, China (packer).
Blooming Import, Inc., Brooklyn, New York (importer), by letter on March 4 and 11, 1998.
Ongoing recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State
Department of Agriculture and Markets.
The products contain undeclared or unapproved food additives and color additives as listed
a) unapproved color additive, FD&C Yellow No.
5, sodium saccharin, and sulfites b) unapproved color additive, sodium saccharin, and
sulfites c) unapproved color additive, sodium saccharin, and sulfites d) FD&C Yellow
No. 6, sodium saccharin, and sulfites.