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July 9, 2003

J. R. Simplot Has Recalled Potato patties

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

PRODUCT
a) Lynden Farms Frozen Hash Brown Potato patties.
10-2.25 oz. patties, 12 bags/case. Recall # F-414-3;
b) Simplot Frozen Hash Brown Potato patties. 20-2.25 oz.
patties. 12/20 pack cartons/case. Recall # F-415-3;
c) Simplot Frozen Classic 101 Hash Brown Potato patties.
Recall # F-416-3;
d) Nestle Carnation Frozen Shredded Hash Brown Potato
patties. This product is exclusively exported to Japan.
Recall # F-417-3.

CODE
a) 006 OCT 21 02, 006 OCT 23 02, 006 NOV 03 02;
b) 006 OCT 23 02, 006 OCT 24 02, 006 OCT 25 02,
006 NOV 05 02, 006 NOV 06 02, 006 NOV 07 02,
006 NOV 08 02, 006 NOV 11 02, 006 NOV 26 02;
c) 006 NOV 04 02, 006 NOV 05 02, 006 NOV 11 02,
006 NOV 12 02, 006 NOV 20 02;
d) 006 NOV 19 02.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
J. R. Simplot, Co. Corporate HQ, Boise, ID, via e-mail and fax on March 4, 2003 and March 6, 2003. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Frozen hash browns may contain plastic fragments.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
a) 3,822 cases;
b) 12,734 cases;
c) 14,054 cases;
d) 947 cases.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Japan
.

 
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