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August 21, 2002

Recall Update: Eastland Food Mini Fruity Gels Recall is Complete

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

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 per carton.

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.

9645 cartons.

24 states east of the Mississippi River and the D.C

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