August 21, 2002
Recall Update: Eastland Food Mini Fruity Gels
Recall is Complete
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
has released the
New Choice brand Mini Fruity Gels, packaged in individual serving plastic
cups with foil lids, ca. 17 gms per cup. The mini-gel cups are packaged in
10 oz. plastic bags, 30 bags per carton and in 1500 gm plastic jars, 6 jars
Products are coded with order numbers only:
872886 Mini Gels Taro Flavor (Bag)(30x10 oz.)
872888 Mini Gels Taro Flavor (Jar)(6x1500 Gm)
Recall # F-728-2;
872890 Mini Gels Lychee Flavor (Bag) (30x10 oz.)
872892 Mini Gels Lychee Flavor (Jar)(60x1500 Gm)
Recall # F-729-2;
872895 Mini Gels Mango Flavor (Bag) (30x10 oz.)
872897 Mini Gels Mango Flavor (Jar)(60x1500 Gm)
Recall # F-730-2;
872898 Mini Gels Assorted Flavor (Bag) (30x10 oz.)
872899 Mini Gels Assorted Flavor (Jar)(60x1500 Gm)
Recall # F-731-2.
All products on the market at the time the recall was initiated.
Recalling Firm: Eastland Food Corporation, Columbia, MD, by visits beginning
January 1, 2002.
Manufacturer: Sheng Hsiang Jen Foods Co. Ltd., Taichung Port, Taiwan. State
initiated recall is complete.
This type of candy is in violation of section 402(a)(3) of the Federal Food,
Drug, and Cosmetic Act in that it is unfit for food due to the
characteristics that result in a serious choking hazard.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
24 states east of the Mississippi River and the D.C.