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June 18, 2003

Recall Update: Castella Imports Oregano Recall is Complete

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

PRODUCT
Oregano (entry # DP4-0231673-2) packed in 4 x 5 lb. clear-plastic bags. Product of Turkey. Imported through the Port of Newark, NJ on 10/29/02. Recall # F-398-3.

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

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Castella Imports, Inc., Farmingdale, NY, by telephone on November 7, 2002. FDA initiated recall is complete.

REASON Entry was partially distributed prior to FDA sampling. Subsequent FDA analysis revealed the product was contaminated with Salmonella sp. Serotype H.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
2,180 lbs. (109 cases).

DISTRIBUTION
NY, NJ, CT, MA, MI, OH, MD, and IL.

 
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