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April 9, 2003

Recall Update: Grand Western Mini-cup gel candies Recall is Complete

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

Mini-cup gel candies containing konjac sold under three brands - Grand Western, My Love, and Hocean.
Flavors are as follows:
a) Lychee. Recall # F-324-3;
b) Longan. Recall # F-325-3;
c) Taro. Recall # F-326-3.

All products on the market at the time the recall was initiated.

Recalling Firm: Grand Western (USA) Trading, Inc., Commerce, CA, by press release on February 1, 2002 and by letter on February 2, 2002.
Manufacturer: Jojomo Enterprise Co. LTD, Hua-Tan Hsiang, Chang-Hua Twiw. FDA initiated recall is complete.

This type of 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.

226 cases.

CA and TX.


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