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March 26, 2003

Aaron Industries Has Recalled Antacid

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


PRODUCT
a) Antacid Liquid (Aluminum hydroxide 200mg, Magnesium
hydroxide 200mg and Simethicone 20mg) 6 fl oz (177mL),
12 fl oz (355mL) and 24 fl oz (710mL) bottles, Fast-
Acting, Antacid/Antigas, Original Flavor. Also sold
under other brands as: Liquid Antacid, Distributed by:
Dolgencorp, Inc., Goodlettsville, TN; Liquid Antacid,
Distributed By: Foodhold U.S.A. Incorporated,
Chantilly, VA; Liquid Antacid, Distributed By:
Super G, Inc., Landover, MD; Antacid plus
Simethicone, Distribution By Family Dollar Services,
Inc., Charlotte, NC; Antacid Liquid with
Simethicone, Distributed By Quality Choice, Novi, MI;
Antacid plus Simethicone, Distributed by Fred's
Inc., Memphis, TN. Recall # D-130-3;
b) Antacid Supreme Liquid (Calcium carbonate 400mg,
Magnesium hydroxide 135mg) 12 fl oz (355mL) bottles,
Fast Acting, Cherry flavor. Also sold under other
brands as: Antacid Supreme, Cherry flavor, Distributed
by Ingles, Asheville, NC; Antacid Supreme, Cherry
flavor, Distributed by: Food Lion Stores, LLC,
Salisbury, NC; Antacid Supreme, Cherry flavor,
Distributed by: Dolgencorp Inc., Goodlettsville, TN.
Recall # D-131-3.
c) Antacid Liquid, ( Aluminum hydroxide 200mg, Magnesium
hydroxide 200mg, Simethicone 20mg) 6 fl oz (177ml) and
12 fl oz (355mL) bottles, Antacid/Anti-Gas, Mint flavor,
Also sold under other brands as: Antacid Liquid, Cooling
Mint flavor, Distributed By: Super G, Inc., Landover,
MD; Antacid Liquid, Mint flavor, Distributed By Quality
Choice, Novi, MI; Antacid Liquid, Cooling Mint flavor,
Distributed By: Foodhold U.S.A. Incorporated, Chantilly,
VA; Antacid Liquid, Cooling Mint flavor, Distributed
By: The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co., Boston, MA.
Recall # D-132-3.
d) Antacid II, (Aluminum hydroxide 400mg, Magnesium
hydroxide 400mg, Simethicone 40mg) 12 Fl oz (355mL)
bottles, Maximum Strength, Original flavor, Fast-Acting,
Antacid/Antigas, Distributed by Fred''s, Inc., Memphis,
TN. Recall # D-133-3.
e) Antacid Liquid (Aluminum hydroxide 400mg, Magnesium
hydroxide 400mg, Simethicone 40mg), 5 Fl oz (148mL)
bottle, Maximum Strength, Lemon flavor, Antacid,
Anti-Gas. Recall # D-134-3.
f) Antacid Liquid (Aluminum hydroxide 500mg, Magnesium
hydroxide 450mg, Simethicone 40mg) 12 Fl oz (355mL)
bottles, Extra Strength, Fast-Acting, Antacid/Anti Gas,
Lemon Creme Flavor, Distributed by Fred's, Inc.,
Memphis, TX. Recall # D-135-3.
g) Antacid Liquid (Aluminum hydroxide 500mg, Magnesium
hydroxide 450mg, Simethicone 40mg) 5 Fl oz (148mL)
bottles, Extra Strength, Fast Relief, Antacid Anti-Gas
Plus, Lemon Flavor. Recall # D-136-3.
h) Antacid Liquid (Aluminum hydroxide 225mg and Magnesium
hydroxide 200mg) 12 Fl oz (355mL) bottle, Mint Creme
flavor, Distributed By Warehouse Concepts, Inc., West
Sacramento, CA. Recall # D-137-3.
i) Antacid Supreme Liquid (Calcium Carbonate 400mg and
Magnesium hydroxide 135mg) 12 Fl oz (355mL) bottle, Fast Acting, Mint Creme flavor, Distributed by Longs Drugs, Walnut Creek, CA. Recall # D-138-3.
j) Antacid Supreme Liquid (Calcium carbonate 400mg and
Magnesium hydroxide 135mg) 12 Fl oz (355mL) bottle, Fast
Acting, Cherry Creme flavor, Distributed by Longs Drugs,
Walnut Creek, CA. Recall # D-139-3.

CODE
a) Lots 11933; 11970; 11971; 11972; 11973; 11998; 12119;
12120; 12183; 12184; 12468; 12469; 12558; 12605; 12606; 12607; 12645; 12646; 12647; 12666; 12700; 12709; 12710; 12817; 12819; 12820; 12833; 12859; 12860; 12863; 12889; 12917.
b) Lots 12041; 12171; 12298; 12339; 12465; 12816; 12821;
12890.
c) Lots 11978; 12651; 12652; 12711; 12712; 12885.
d) Lots 12086; 12578.
e) Lot 12115.
f) Lots 12087; 12701; 12702B.
g) Lot 12663; 12664.
h) Lot 11979.
i) Lots 11866; 12662.
j) Lots 11865; 12825.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Aaron Industries, Inc., Lynwood, CA, by letter on November 30, 2002. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Microbial contamination (Enterobacter cloacae, Citrobacter freundii, Klebsiella terrigena, Flavimonas oryzihabitans and Salmonella arizonae).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
500,422.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 

 
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