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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 20, 1999

CTF Brand Pickled Mango and Pickled Lotus Rootlets Recalled

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that BCN Trading Inc. is recalling CTF brand Pickled Mango and Pickled Lotus Rootlets, because the products contained undeclared allergens.

PRODUCT
a) CTF brand Pickled Mango in 16 ounce glass jars, Product of Thailand
b) CTF brand Pickled Lotus Rootlets, in 15 ounce glass jars, Product of Thailand.

REASON
a) Product contained undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5;
b) Product contained undeclared sulfites and sodium benzoate.

Recall #F-547/548-9.

CODE
None.

MANUACTURER
a) Siam Tropical Product Limited Partnership, Bangkok, Thailand
b) Savoy Enterprise Limited Partnership., Bangkok, Thailand.

RECALLED BY
BCN Trading Inc., Brooklyn, New York (importer), by letter on January 12, 1999. Completed recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

DISTRIBUTION
New York, Connecticut, Florida, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania.

QUANTITY
a) 60 cartons (24 jars per carton) were distributed.
b) 200 cartons (24 jars per carton) 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.