October 10, 2002
Recall Update: Kien Import Corporation
LOTUS KPC brand DRIED SHREDDED TAPIOCA Recall Complete
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) released the following information.
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.
Recalling Firm: Kien Import Corporation, Brooklyn, NY, by letters dated June
Manufacturer: Nam Hai Company, Ltd., Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. State
initiated recall is complete.
The product contained carmoisine (E122, Acid Red 14) an unapproved color
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
23 cases (50 - 7 oz. packages per case).
Asian retail markets in NY, NJ, CT, RI, MA, PA, OH, FL.