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October 10, 2002

Recall Update: Blooming Import "ASSORTED CANDY" Recall Complete

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

PRODUCT
"ASSORTED CANDY", NET WT. 16 oz. packed in clear red plastic container with clear cover.
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.

CODE
None.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
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.

REASON
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.

DISTRIBUTION
NY.

 
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