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September 10, 2002

Yoo-Hoo Chocolate Beverage Has Recalled YooHoo CHOCOLATE DRINK

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following information..

PRODUCT
Product is a LACF drink packed into clear glass bottles with a metal crimped screw on cap. The bottle has the word "YooHoo" molded into it and a paper label which states: "***YooHoo CHOCOLATE DRINK 9 FL. OZ. Recall # F-751-2.

CODE
205282A XX:XX, 205292A XX:XX, 205302A XX:XX, 205312A XX:XX, 206012A XX:XX, 206032A XX:XX, 206112A XX:XX, 206122A XX:XX, 206132A XX:XX, 206142A XX:XX, 206152A XX:XX, 207012A XX:XX AND 207022A XX:XX. NOTE: THE EXTRA FOUR DIGITS AT THE END REPRESENT THE TIME OF DAY PRODUCT WAS PACKED AND ARE NOT RELEVANT TO THE RECALL. Codes are printed on the bottom of the bottles.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Yoo-Hoo Chocolate Beverage Corp., White Plains, NY, by letter on August 7, 2002.
Manufacturer: Yoo Hoo Beverages Corp., aka Orangina Beverages, Inc., Hialeah, FL. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
The product may be contaminated with spoilage microrganisms.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
185,000 cases.

DISTRIBUTION
FL, SC, AL, GA, NC, VA, TN, and KY.

 
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