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November 6, 2002

Recall Update: Lien Hoa Food Recall Complete

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

PRODUCT
Coconut Jelly candies with Konjac/Konnyaku, packaged under the following
brands:
a) JM Jojomo Nata De Coco Konnyaku Jelly, Jojomo Enterprise
Co., Ltd., No. 40, Min Hua Lane, Fu An Village, Hsiushui
Hsiang, Changhua Hsien, Taiwan:

JM Jojomo Lychee Flavor Nata De Coco Konnyaku Jelly in
8.8 oz. bags, UPC #719361-000067 and 1500 g plastic
jars. Recall # F-037-3;

JM Jojomo Mango Flavor Nata De Coco Konnyaku Jelly in
8.8 oz. bags and 1500 g plastic jars. Recall # F-038-3;

JM Jojomo Mixed Flavors Nata De Coco Konnyaku Jelly in
1500 g plastic jars. Recall # F-039-3;

Jojomo Peach Flavor Nata De Coco Konnyaku Jelly in 1500
g plastic jars. Recall # F-040-3;

JM Jojomo Durian Flavor Nata De Coco Konnyaku Jelly in
1500 g plastic jars. Recall # F-041-3;


b) Naluwan Nata De Coco Konnyaky Jelly, Lien Hoa Food
Corp., Chicago, IL USA and Hong Thai Foods Corp.,
Brooklyn, NY:

Naluwan Mixed Flavors Nata De Coco Konnyaku Jelly in 8.8
oz. bags, UPC #717016-050085. Recall # F-042-3.

The product is packaged in individual serving sized plastic cups with foil lids, with the product meant to be squeezed out of the cup directly into the mouth. The 16.5-17 gram individual serving cups are packaged in 8.8 oz. (250 gram) plastic bags/30 bags per case and 1500 gram round plastic jars/6 jars per case.

CODE
All lots of all flavors of the Jojomo and Naluwan labeled product.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Lien Hoa Food Corp., Chicago, IL, by letters dated March
6, 2002.
Manufacturer: Jojomo Enterprise Co., Ltd., Changhua Hsien, TW. Firm
initiated recall is complete.

REASON
This candy is in violation of section 402(a)(3) of the Federal Food,
Drug, and Cosmetic Act in that it is unfit for food due to the
characteristics that result in a serious choking hazard.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
464 cases.

DISTRIBUTION
IL and WI.

 
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