FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
May 12, 1999
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.
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.
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).
Albert Holtermann Inc., Staten Island, New York.
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.
Approximately 100 boxes of each product were distributed.