April 9, 2003
Recall Update: Grand Western Mini-cup gel
candies Recall is Complete
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.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
CA and TX.