August 10, 1999
Tombolo Chinese Birthday Bun Recalled
New York, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Summit Import Corporation is recalling Chinese
Birthday Bun, in 7.4 ounce (210g) plastic bags, because the product contains the
unapproved color additive Ponceau 4R. It also contains the uncertified color
Erythrosine(certifiable as FD&C Red No. 3).
Tombolo Development Corporation, Taipei, Taiwan.
Summit Import Corporation, New York, by letter dated April 23, 1999. Completed
recall resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of
Agriculture and Markets.
New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Florida, Massachusetts, District of Columbia.
35 cartons were distributed.