December 27, 2002
Recall Update: EASTWELL brand DRIED
DATE Recall is Complete
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has released the following information.
EASTWELL brand DRIED DATE packaged in a flexible plastic bag, NET WT. 12 oz.
(340 g). PRODUCT OF CHINA. Recall # F-105-3.
Barcode # 911749 380497, "EXPIRATIONO: 24 MONTHS"
Recalling Firm: Eastwell Trading Corp., Brooklyn, NY, by salemen visit on
September 4, 2002.
Manufacturer: Jiangman Food I/E Co., Guangdong, China. State initiated
recall is complete.
The product contained undeclared sulfites (275 ppm).
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
24 cases (50 - 12 oz. packages per case) were distributed. The recalling
firm recovered approx. 16 cases from the retail level, which were destroyed
at the firm's warehouse.