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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 1, 1998

PRODUCT
Jarrita Chonita Tejocote Candy, in 11.42 ounce retail packages. Each retail package contains a mixture of white, green, light brown, or light purple ceramic jars that in turn contain the candy product. Recall #F-529-8.

CODE: None.

MANUFACTURER
Productos Chonitas, Mexico

RECALLED BY
Marquez Brothers Foods, Inc., San Jose, California, by press release on May 21, 1998, and by ------ beginning April 6, 1998, followed by visit. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
California.

QUANTITY
46 cases were distributed.

REASON
Product is contaminated with lead.

 

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