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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
May 12, 1999

Safeway,   Best Yet,  IGA, Sunny Select, Super C, Carriage Trade and Glencourt Macaroni & Cheese Dinners Recalled

Steeleville, IL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation is recalling various brands of macaroni & cheese dinners, packed in 7.25 ounce boxes, because the product may contain pieces of glass.

PRODUCT
Macaroni & Cheese Dinners, packed in 7.25 ounce boxes, under the following labels:
a) Safeway Mac `N Cheese; Distributed by Safeway Inc., UPC 21130-50598
b) Food Lion; Distributed by Food Lion, Inc., UPC 35826-00491
c) Best Yet; Packed for Scrivner, Inc., UPC 42187-40712
d) IGA; Distributed by IGA, Inc., UPC 41270-81500
e) Sunny Select; Distributed by Super Store Industries, UPC 17544-10677
f) Super C; Prepared for Briska Inc., UPC 62609-53881
g) Carriage Trade; Prepared for Continental Sales Ltd.,UPC 56595-24206
h) Glencourt; Prepared for Glencourt Distributors, UPC 8203-50001.

Recall #F-369-9.

CODE
FEB2400C21, FEB2500A21, FEB2500B21, FEB2500C21, FEB2600A21, FEB2600B21, FEB2600C21, MAR0400B21 and MAR0400C21.

MANUFACTURER
Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation, Steeleville, Illinois.

RECALLED BY
Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation, Chester, Illinois, by press release on April 9, 1999, and by telephone on April 12, 1999, followed by fax. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin Canada.

QUANTITY
11,280 cases(48 boxes per case) were distributed; firm estimated that 50 percent of product remained on market at time of recall initiation.

 

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.