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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
April 28, 1999

Sysco Imperial Scandanavian Blend Vegetables Recalled

PRODUCT
Sysco Imperial Scandanavian Blend with--carrots, peas, zucchini, green beans, onions, packed in 6/4 lb. and 1/20 lb. poly bags/case. Recall #F-319-9.

CODE
Date Codes:  8320LC4 and 8363LC1
6/4 lb.  SYSCO ITEM #: 1025980.
1/20 lb.  SYSCO ITEM #:1333228.

MANUFACTURER
Superior Packing and Blending, San Antonio, Texas.

RECALLED BY
Superior Foods, Watsonville, California, by letter on January 19, 1999. Firm-initiated recall complete.

DISTRIBUTION
Arkansas, Florida, Texas, Wisconsin.

QUANTITY
Firm estimates none remains on the market.

REASON
The carrot component of the Product contained elevated levels of lead.

 

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.