FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
June 9, 1999
Dioscorea Opposita Thunb Recalled
Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that KSH (Kwok Shing) Trading Company, Inc. is
recalling Dioscorea Opposita Thunb, (Rhizome of Common Yam), because the product contains
Ming Fung Trading Company, Hong Kong, China (exporter).
KSH (Kwok Shing) Trading Company, Inc., Brooklyn, New York, by telephone on August
27, 1998. Completed field correction (relabeling) resulted from sample analysis and
follow-up by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
New York, Florida, California.
186 cartons (56 boxes per case) were distributed.