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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
May 26, 1999

Matouk's Hot Chow Recalled

Bronx, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that La Preferida, Inc. is recalling Matouk's Hot Chow, in 9 ounce and 13.4 ounce jars, because the product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5.

Recall #F-420-9.

CODE
None.

MANUFACTURER
Matouk International, Ltd., Trinidad, West Indies.

RECALLED BY
La Preferida, Inc., Bronx, New York, by letter dated November 4, 1998. Completed field correction (relabeling) resulted from sample analysis and follow-up by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

DISTRIBUTION
Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio.

QUANTITY
20 cartons (12 jars per carton) of each product were imported.

 

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