October 10, 2002
Recall Update: Blooming Import "ASSORTED CANDY"
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) released the following information.
"ASSORTED CANDY", NET WT. 16 oz. packed in clear red plastic container with
a) "Assorted Candy" with a picture of a man & 2 children.
Recall # F-893-2.
b) "Assorted Candy" with a picture of a Chinese junk ship.
Recall # F-894-2.
Recalling Firm: Blooming Import Inc., Brooklyn, NY, by letter on January 17,
2002 and press release on January 18, 2002.
Manufacturer: Daxin Hua Feng Food Co., Ltd. Taishan City, Guangdong. State
initiated recall is complete.
a) Undeclared sulfites, unapproved color Ponceau 4R,
and undeclared colors certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 5,
FD&C Yellow No. 6 and FD&C Blue No. 1.
b) Undeclared sulfites).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
145 cases (12 - 16 oz. packages per case) of each product were distributed.