FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
June 9, 1999
Multiple Brands of Sugar Substitutes
Albion, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Ontario Foods, Inc. is recalling multiple brands
of sugar substitutes because the products may contain pieces of aluminum metal.
Sprinkle Sweet Sugar Replacement, NET WT 2 oz. (12 units/case).
Responsible firm on the label: The Pillsbury Co., Minneapolis, MN. Lot #9067A (case code:
a) Food Club Sweet Measure Sweetener with Aspartame, Net Wt 2 oz.
(12 units/case). Responsible firm on the label: TOPCO Associates, Inc., Skokie, IL. Lot
#9069A (case code: 9069A)
b) Stop & Shop Sweet Measure, Net Wt 2 oz. (12
units/case).Responsible firm on the label: Stop &Shop Supermarket Company, Boston, MA.
Lot #9069A (case code: 9069A), Lot #9070A (case code: 9070A), and Lot #9095A (case code:
c) Kroger Sweet Servings, Net Wt 2 oz. (12 units/case).Responsible
firm on the label: Kroger Co., Cincinnati, OH. Lot # Sell By 030901A1 (case code: 9068A)
and Lot # Sell By 030901A2 (case code: 9068A).
Ontario Foods, Inc., Albion, New York.
Manufacturer, by telephone, and by letters dated May 4,5, & 7, 1999.
Firm-initiated recall ongoing.
Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio,
Approximately 12,500 cases of the various products were distributed.