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September 23, 2003

Recall Update: Ala Import + Export Recall is Complete

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

PRODUCT
a) Aloo Bokhara (Sour Prunes), 8 oz bag, 224 g.
Recall # F-516-3;
b) Apricot, 10 oz bag, 280 g. Recall # F-517-3;
c) Zaferani Pistachio, 8 oz. bag, 228 g. F-518-3.

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

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Ala Import + Export, Inc., Reseda, CA, by deliverymen, beginning September 20, 2002. Florida State initiated recall is complete.

REASON
a) and b) Product contains undeclared sulfites.
c) Product contains undeclared color additive, sunset yellow FCF (certifiable as FD&C Yellow #6).

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1,200 bags.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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