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June 19, 2002

Recall Update: Villarreal Jarritos brand Mexican Tamarind Paste Candy in Ceramic Pots Recall is Complete

(SafetyAlerts) - Recall Update: Villarreal Jarritos brand Mexican Tamarind Paste Candy in Ceramic Pots Recall is Complete because the product contained elevated levels of lead.

PRODUCT
The Jarritos brand Mexican Tamarind Paste Candy in Ceramic Pots.The product is packaged as 12 pots, each within a plastic bag, to a package. The only labeling is on the package. There are 20 packages to a case. Recall # F-540-2.

CODE
Product not coded.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Villarreal Distributors dba Villarreal
Distributing Co., San Antonio, TX, by letter dated July 25, 2001 and by fax on July 27, 2001.
Manufacturer: La Barca II Dulceria, Jalisco, Mexico.
FDA initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The product contained elevated levels of lead.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
90 cases of 20 x 12 pots for a total of 21,600 pots.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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