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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 14, 1999

Crown Brand Radix Dioscorea and Dried Almonds Recalled

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Murray International, Inc. is recalling Crown Brand Radix Dioscorea and Dried Almonds, because the products contained undeclared sulfites.

PRODUCT
Crown brand:
a) Radix Dioscorea (Chinese Yam) in rigid plastic containers net weight 12 ounces (340 g);
b) Dried Almond in flexible plastic packages, new weight 6 ounces (170 g).

Recall #F-538/539-9.

CODE
None.

MANUFACTURER
Wing Tak Fook Ltd., Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, China.

RECALLED BY
Murray International, Inc., Brooklyn, New York, (importer/distributor), by letter on February 23, 1999. Completed field correction (relabeling) resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

DISTRIBUTION
New York.

QUANTITY
a) 32 cases (50 packages per case);
b) 15 cases (100 packages per case) 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.