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

Holtermann's Cakes Recalled

Staten Island, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Albert Holtermann Inc. is recalling certain Holtermann's Cakes because the products were found to contain undeclared colors.

PRODUCT
Holtermann's Cakes:
a) Extra Moist Vanilla Square, packaged in a 19 ounce cardboard box.  This cake was found to contain undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5, FD&C Yellow No. 6, FD&C Red No. 40, and FD&C BlueNo. 1.

b) Extra Moist Brides Cake, packaged in a 18 ounce cardboard box.  This cake was found to contain undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5, FD&C Red No. 3, and FD&C Blue No. 1.

Recall #F-377/378-9.

CODE
All product coded with "best if sold by" dates on or before OCT 6 1998 (all date codes prior to the initiation of the recall).

MANUFACTURER
Albert Holtermann Inc., Staten Island, New York.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by visit on October 19, 1998. Completed field correction (relabeling) resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

DISTRIBUTION
New York.

QUANTITY
Approximately 100 boxes of each product 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.