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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
March 31, 1999

PRODUCT
Witts Brown Sugar Royale Cure Mix, used to cure/preserve hams, in 50 pound poly-lined boxes. Recall #F-270-9.

CODE
Lot numbers: 325450, 325460, 325470, 325480 and 325490.

MANUFACTURER
Newly Wed Foods, Inc., Seasonings Division, Yorkville, Illinois.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by telephone on or about January 11, 1999. Firm-initiated recall complete.

DISTRIBUTION
Minnesota and Nebraska.

QUANTITY
146 boxes were distributed.

REASON
The product contained substantially less nitrite than the amount declared on the label. The lower amount does not provide the expected preservative effect.

 

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.