FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 14, 1999
Crown Brand Radix Dioscorea and Dried Almonds
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
a) Radix Dioscorea (Chinese Yam) in rigid plastic containers net weight 12 ounces
b) Dried Almond in flexible plastic packages, new weight 6 ounces (170 g).
Wing Tak Fook Ltd., Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, China.
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.
a) 32 cases (50 packages per case);
b) 15 cases (100 packages per case) were distributed.