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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
June 22, 1999

Medina Brand Flavors, Food Colors and Syrups Recalled

Miami, FL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Medina Baking & Powder Products, Inc. is recalling Medina Brand Flavors, Food Colors and Syrups, because the products contain undeclared colors.

PRODUCT
Medina Brand Flavors, Food Colors and Syrups:

(a-d) Products contain undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5)

a) Medina Brand Orange (Food Color), 32 fluid ounce size
b) Medina Brand Lemon Light Syrup, 128 fluid ounce size
c) Medina Brand Artificial Pineapple Light Syrup, 128 fluid ounce size
d) Medina Brand Chocolate Powder One Pound

e-j) Products contain undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 6.

e) Medina Brand Red Cherry Mamey (Food Color), 32 fluid ounce and 128 fluid ounce size
f) Medina Brand Egg Shade 4% (Food Color), 128 fluid ounces
g) Medina Brand Orange Artificial Flavor Emulsion, 32 fluid ounce size and 1-gallon size
h) Medina Brand Red Tomatoes (Food Color), 32 fluid ounce size
i) Medina Brand Artificial Orange Light Syrup, 128 ounce size
j) Medina Brand Artificial Strawberry Flavor 1/32, 128 ounce size.

Recall #F-452/461-9.

CODE
All lot numbers without the required declarations.

MANUFACTURER
Medina Baking & Powder Products, Inc., Miami, Florida.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, letter and visit (a-d) on May 17, 1999; (e-j) beginning June 7, 1999. Firm-initiated field correction (relabeling) ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Florida.

QUANTITY
4,498 gallons and 21 quarts of liquid product and 14 pounds of chocolate powder were distributed.

 

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.