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August 3, 1999

Slodycze Inc. Recalls Wiosenne Candy

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Slodycze Inc. is recalling Wiosenne Candy (chocolate coated jelly fruit candies), packaged in 13 ounce flexible plastic, because the product contains several color additives listed in terms of the European designation for such colors. These colors do not conform to the U.S. color additive regulations. 

This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

CODE All codes.

MANUFACTURER Solidarnosc SPPS, Lubrlin, Poland.

RECALLED BY Slodycze Inc., Brooklyn, New York, by telephone on November 25, 1998. Completed recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

DISTRIBUTION New Jersey and Connecticut.

QUANTITY 2 cases (16 packages per case) were distributed.

REASON The product contains several color additives listed in terms of the European designation for such colors. These colors do not conform to the U.S. color additive regulations as follows:

1) E124 - Ponceau 4R - unapproved color additive

2) E104 - Monosulfonated Quinoline Yellow - not approved for use in food

3) E132 - Indigotine - certifiable as FD&C Blue No. 2, however, the "E" designation suggests the color has not been certified

4) E110 - Sunset Yellow - certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 6, however, the "E" designation suggests the color has not been certified.

FDA Recall #F-472-9.

 

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.