October 10, 2002
Recall Update: YBL World Wide Trading
Dried Ginger Recall Complete
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) released the following information.
Dried Ginger packaged in a rigid plastic tube, Net Wt. 6 oz. (170 g).
INGREDIENT: GINGER, SALT, SUGAR. PRODUCT OF CHINA. Recall # F-920-2.
Barcode # 908723 380291.
YBL World Wide Trading Inc., Brooklyn, NY, by visit April - May 2001. State
initiated recall is complete.
The product contained Ponceau 4R (E124, Acid Red 18), an unapproved color
additive, and undeclared saccharin, a food additive not allowed for use in
this type of food.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
142 cases (50 - 6 oz. packages per case) were distributed in 1998.