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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 7, 1999

Mrs. Carberry's Gourmet Cheesecakes Recalled

Merrit Island, FL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Carberry's Homemade Ice Cream, Inc. is recalling Mrs. Carberry's Gourmet Cheesecakes because the products contained undeclared colors.

PRODUCT
Mrs. Carberry's Gourmet Cheesecakes:
a) Hawaiian Pineapple Cheesecake
b) Turtle Cheesecake
c) Praline Pecan Cheesecake
d) Almond Amaretto Cheesecake.

REASON
a) Hawaiian Pineapple Cheesecake contains undeclared
FD&C Yellow # 5
b&c) Products contain undeclared pecans and FD&C Yellow # 5. However, in this situation the pecan pieces are on top of the cheesecake where they can be easily seen by the consumer.
d) Almond Amaretto Cheesecake contains undeclared almonds.

Recall #F-496/499-9.

CODE
All production codes.

MANUFACTURER
Carberry's Homemade Ice Cream, Inc., Merrit Island, Florida.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by visit April 8 thru 14, 1999. Firm-initiated recall complete.

DISTRIBUTION
Florida.

QUANTITY
Less than 38 cakes 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.