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October 10, 2002

Recall Update: Kien Import Corporation LOTUS KPC brand DRIED SHREDDED TAPIOCA Recall Complete

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

PRODUCT
LOTUS KPC brand DRIED SHREDDED TAPIOCA, packaged in a flexible plastic bag, NET WT. 7 oz. (200 GR).
Ingredients: Tapioca, Water, FD&C # Red No. 40 (E129), CI 44090 E142 Green S and FD&C Yellow No. 5. PRODUCT OF VIETNAM. Recall # F-918-2.

CODE
None.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Kien Import Corporation, Brooklyn, NY, by letters dated June 15, 2001.
Manufacturer: Nam Hai Company, Ltd., Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. State initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The product contained carmoisine (E122, Acid Red 14) an unapproved color additive.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
23 cases (50 - 7 oz. packages per case).

DISTRIBUTION
Asian retail markets in NY, NJ, CT, RI, MA, PA, OH, FL.

 
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