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August 25, 1999

Medstar Brand Apricots Recalled

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Lantev Distributing Corporation is recalling Medstar brand Apricots, in 7 ounce (200g) plastic containers, because the product contained undeclared sulfites.

Recall #F-649-9. Class I


Etem Ozsoy, Izmir, Turkey (packer).

Lantev Distributing Corporation, Brooklyn, New York (distributor), by telephone, letter, visit, and press release on November 3, 1998. Completed field correction (relabeling) resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets.

New York and New Jersey.

317 cases (24 packages per case) were distributed.

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