March 26, 2003
Recall Update: LIR International
Walnuts and Almonds in honey Recall is Complete
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has released the following information.
a) Almonds in honey, net wt. 430 grams (15 oz).
Recall # F-288-3;
b) Walnuts in honey, net wt. 320 grams (11 oz).
Recall # F-289-3.
The products were packaged in glass jars and labeled in Russian (no English
a) Production date - November 25, 2001;
b) Production date - May 30, 2002.
Recalling Firm: LIR International Wholesale, Inc, Brooklyn, NY, by two
separate press releases and letters dated October 4, 2002.
Manufacturer: PII Sky Limited Kiev, Ukraine, State initiated recall is
The products do not bear mandatory English labeling, including listing
ingredients such as walnuts or almonds.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
a) 16 cases (15 jars per case);
b) 21 cases (18 jars per case).