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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
March 25, 1998

PRODUCT
Cool Blue Raspberry Gatorade Thirst Quencher, in
32 fluid ounce bottles.

Recall #F-288-8.

CODE

Bottle cap code: CT12631A831/"TT:TT", where
"TT:TT" is equal to the military time 22:20
through 01:55 Case code: 12-32OZ PLASTIC CB RASP
33820 52000 JAN-31-98 M 3 "TT:TT" "XXXXX", where
"TT:TT" is the military time as described above
and "XXXXX" is the consecutive case code 00001
through 07023.

MANUFACTURER

Quaker Oats Company, Mountaintop, Pennsylvania.

RECALLED BY

Quaker Oats Company, Chicago, Illinois, by
memorandum dated February 20, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION

Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Vermont,
Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, Maryland,
Maine, and New Jersey.

QUANTITY

2,270 cases (12 bottles per case) were
distributed. Firm estimated that 40 percent of
product remained on market at time of recall
initiation.

REASON

The product is unfit for food due to spoilage
caused by Byssochlamys fulva (mold).

 

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.