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October 10, 2002

Recall Update: YBL World Wide Trading Dried Ginger Recall Complete

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

PRODUCT
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.

CODE
Barcode # 908723 380291.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
YBL World Wide Trading Inc., Brooklyn, NY, by visit April - May 2001. State initiated recall is complete.

REASON
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.

DISTRIBUTION
NY.

 
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