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August 27, 2003

Recall Update: Kien Import Pickled Lotus Rootlets Recall is Complete

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

PRODUCT
K. McGill New York USA brand Pickled Lotus Rootlets, Ngu Sen Chua Ngot, Net Wt. 15 oz (430 grs). Product of Vietnam. Product is packaged in glass jars. Serving Size 100 g; Servings Per Container 4.3. Recall # F-467-3.

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

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Kien Import Corp., Brooklyn, NY, by letters dated May 28, 2003, and by press release on May 30, 2003. New York State initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Product contained undeclared sulfites based on NYSDAM sampling & analysis.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
48 cases (24 - 15 oz. Jars per case).

DISTRIBUTION
NY, MA, FL, NC, and PA
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