SEPTEMBER 2000

WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 1

PRODUCT Liu Ma Kee brand Wet Bean Curd, in 16-ounce glass jars.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Shenzhen Constructive Equipment & Materials, Shenzhen, China.
RECALLED BY Tai Wing Hong Importer, Inc., Brooklyn, New York
DISTRIBUTION Florida, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Ohio, Missouri, Maryland, Texas, District of Columbia.
QUANTITY 350 cases (24 jars per case) were distributed.
REASON Product is an unregistered low acid canned food which may not have received appropriate heat treatment to preclude the outgrowth and toxin formation by Staphylococcus aureus.

PRODUCT D&G Genuine Jamaican Grape Flavored Soda, in 12-fluid ounce bottles.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Brooklyn Bottling Company of Milton, New York, Inc., Milton, New York.
DISTRIBUTION New York and Florida.
QUANTITY 16,791 bottles were distributed.
REASON Product contains the undeclared and uncertified color additive tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 5) and it contains the unapproved color additive amaranth (formerly certifiable as FD&C Red No. 2).

PRODUCT Haitai Health Power Beverage in 10.58-fluid ounce plastic bottles, product of Korea
CODE 2000.06.10.
MANUFACTURER Undetermined.
RECALLED BY C. Kenneth Imports Company, Inc., Bronx, New York
DISTRIBUTION New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland.
QUANTITY 47 cases (24 bottles per case) were distributed.
REASON Product contained tartrazine, an uncertified color (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 5) and amaranth, an unapproved color (formerly certifiable as FD&C Red No. 2.)

PRODUCT Cafatex brand Fresh Quick Frozen Raw, Headless Black Tiger Shrimp, size 21/25, packed in 4-pound frozen blocks.
CODE 2281299, 2241299, 1281299, 2251299, 1251299, 1271299, 1241299, 1211299.
MANUFACTURER Catafex, Cantho, Vietnam.
RECALLED BY Suram Trading Company, Coral Gables, Florida
DISTRIBUTION Florida and Grand Cayman Island.
QUANTITY 781 cases (6/4 frozen blocks per case) were distributed.
REASON Product may be contaminated with Salmonella. In addition, the product was associated with a salmonellosis and enterotoxigenic E. coli outbreak.

PRODUCT Celebrity Chunk Light Tuna in Water, in 66.5-ounce cans.
CODE JZXDH C2LVA.
MANUFACTURER MAR Fishing Company, Recordo Zamboanga City, Phillipines.
RECALLED BY Atlanta Corporation, Elizabeth, New Jersey
DISTRIBUTION Western United States.
QUANTITY 1,450 cases (6 cans per case) were distributed.
REASON Product was associated with scombroid poisoning illness.

PRODUCT White Wave Silk brand Chocolate Soy Beverage, in 946-ml tetra pak boxes.
CODE UPC 0 25293 60074 4, Date Codes 7/26 and 8/16.
MANUFACTURER Western Quality Food Procesors, Cedar City, Utah.
RECALLED BY White Wave, Inc., Boulder, Colorado
DISTRIBUTION Canada.
QUANTITY 20,700 quarts were distributed.
REASON Product may be contaminated with milk residue (an allergen not declared on the label) due to poor manufacturing practices.

PRODUCT RO*TEL brand Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies, in 10-ounce cans.
CODE Top line can code: 9_RTX289A1 Case Code: 28243X289AXA1 Label Code: 6414428243.
MANUFACTURER Pacific Coast Producers, Inc., Lodi, California.
RECALLED BY International Home Foods, Inc., Parsippany, New Jersey
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY 1,177, 848 units were distributed.
REASON A can of the product was reported to contain a large metal fragment.

PRODUCT Canned Tiny Shrimp, in 4-ounce metal cans under the following brand names: Bumble Bee, Orleans, Libby, and Polar.
CODE V098T and V099T (Bumble Bee, Orleans and Libby);V099T (Polar).
MANUFACTURER Bumble Bee Seafoods, Violet, Louisiana.
RECALLED BY Bumble Bee Seafoods, Inc., San Diego, California
DISTRIBUTION California, Mississippi, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, Missouri, Texas, North Dakota, Tennessee, Minnesota, New Jersey, Vermont, Florida.
QUANTITY 356 cartons (12 per carton) of lot V098T and 3,019 cartons of lot V099T were distributed.
REASON Some cans have metal plate flaws in the can end that could result in perforation and leaking of the can, leading to spoiled product.

PRODUCT Hsiang Yiang brand Deer's Tail Extract for Tea, in 1/3-fluid ounce (10 ml) glass vials.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Chang Chun Chinese Medicines & Drugs Manufactory, China.
RECALLED BY Murray International Trading Company, Inc. (also known as Maxi Int'l), Brooklyn, New York
DISTRIBUTION New York, Florida, Maryland.
QUANTITY 30 cases (60 boxes per case) were distributed.
REASON Product's label does not list alcohol as an ingredient.

Product: ''WEIS Quality'' brand ''OUR DELUXE CHEESE FRANKS''.
Codes: The Franks are packaged in one pound packages and can be identified by ''EST 8782'' in the UDSA seal of inspection and a code of ''4 sell by Oct. 17''.
Problem: Possible contamination with small metal particles.
Discovered: The recall is in response to a consumer complaint of finding metal particles in cheese franks. The FSIS Midwest Laboratory confirmed that the product was contaminated with very small particles of a non-ferrous metal.
Establishment: Berks Packing Company Inc.         307 Bingaman Street         Reading, Pennsylvania 19603
Contact: Ralph Weise, Vice President of Operations, (610) 376-7291
Quantity Recalled: 6,588 pounds.
Distribution: Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia.

WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 8

PRODUCT Alinosi brand: a) Banana Ice Cream, packaged in quart and 3-gallon cartons; b) French Vanilla Ice Cream packaged in quart and 3-gallon cartons; c) Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, packaged in quart and 3-gallon cartons; d) Orange Pineapple Ice Cream packaged in quart and 3-gallon cartons; e) Peach Ice Cream, packaged in quart and 3-gallon cartons; f) Pistachio Almond Ice Cream, packaged in quart and 3-gallon cartons; g) Strawberry Ice Cream packaged in quart and 3-gallon cartons.
CODE All products distributed prior to December 1999.
MANFACTURER Alinosi Ice Cream & Candy Co., Detroit, Michigan.
DISTRIBUTION Michigan.
QUANTITY Undetermined.
REASON Products contained undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5.

PRODUCT Zentis brand Diat Konfiture Extra - Erdbeere (Diet Strawberry Spread), in glass jars, net weight 430-grams.
CODE None.
MANFACTURER Franz Zentis GMBH & Company, Germany.
RECALLED BY East Coast Foods, Inc., Brooklyn, New York
DISTRIBUTION New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, California, Florida, Utah, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Canada.
QUANTITY 120 cases (10 jars per case) were distributed.
REASON Product contained cyclamate, a substance prohibited from direct addition or use as human food (21 CFR 189.135).

PRODUCT Wing Kee Lung brand Soft Candy, packaged in flexible plastic bags, net wt. 10-oz.
CODE None.
MANFACTURER Shenzhen Constructive Equipments & Materials Import & Expirt Corporation, Shenzhen, China.
RECALLED BY Tai Wing Hong Importer, Inc., Brooklyn, New York
DISTRIBUTION New York.
QUANTITY 28 cases (28 bags per case) wee distributed.
REASON The soft candy contains the unapproved color additives Ponceau 4R and Carmoisine.

PRODUCT Golden Lion brand Ginger Candy, packaged in 110-gram flexible plastic bags.
CODE None.
MANFACTURER Hua Feng Food Co., Ltd., Taishan City, Japan.
RECALLED BY Blooming Import Co., Inc., Brooklyn, New York (importer)
DISTRIBUTION New York.
QUANTITY Approximately 51 cases were distributed.
REASON The product: a) contained sodium saccharin which is not permitted for use in this type of product; b) was actually preserved citrus fruit peel labeled as Ginger Candy; c) label declared sodium benzoate as an ingredient but did not provide a statement of the preservative function.

PRODUCT Infant Formulas: Products distributed in the United States:
(a) Nestle Carnation Good Start, Milk-Based Infant Formula for Babies 0-12 Months, Concentrated Liquid, 13-fl oz;
(b) Nestle Carnation Follow-Up, Milk-Based Infant Formula for Babies 4 Months & Older, Concentrated Liquid, 13-fl oz;
(c) Nestle Carnation Alsoy, Soy Infant Formula for Babies 0-12 Months, Concentrated Liquid, 13-fl oz; Products distributed in Canada:
(d)Nestle Good start/Nestle Bon Depart (in French) Infant Formula Concentrated Liquid, 385-ml;
(e) Nestle Follow-Up/Nestle Transition (in French) Infant Formula Concentrated Liquid, 385-ml.
CODE
Alsoy Concentrate: 9337EWAC3876, 9338EWAC3876
Follow-Up Concentrate: 9300EWFC3785, 9301EWFC3785, 9304EWFC3791, 9351EWFC3907, 9351EWFC3909
Good Start Concentrate: 9291EWGC3749, 9291EWGC3750, 9291EWGC3752, 9291EWGC3753, 9291EWGC3754, 9292EWGC3754, 9292EWGC3755, 9292EWGC3756, 9292EWGC3757, 9292EWGC3758, 9292EWGC3759, 9293EWGC3759, 9298EWGC3777, 9298EWGC3778, 9299EWGC3779, 9299EWGC3780, 9299EWGC3781, 9299EWGC3782, 9300EWGC3782, 9300EWGC3783, 9300EWGC3784, 9316EWGC3827, 9316EWGC3829, 9316EWGC3830, 9317EWGC3830, 9344EWGC3895, 9344EWGC3896, 9345EWGC3896, 9347EWGC3897, 9348EWGC3897, 0007EWGC3010, 0007EWGC3011, 0007EWGC3012, 0008EWGC3012, 0008EWGC3013, 0013EWGC3030, 0013EWGC3031, 0013EWGC3032, 0042EWGC3114
Lots recalled in Canada:
Good Start Concentrate: 0014EWGC3033, 0014EWGC3034, 0015EWGC3034, 0042EWGC3114, 0042EWGC3115, 0042EWGC3116, 0042EWGC3117, 0042EWGC3118, 0043EWGC3118, 0043EWGC3119, 9317EWGC3832, 9317EWGC3833, 9317EWGC3834, 9318EWGC3834, 9318EWGC3835, 9318EWGC3837, 9348EWGC3898, 9348EWGC3899, 9348EWGC3900
Follow-Up Concentrate: 0008EWFC3014, 9304EWFC3791, 9304EWFC3792, 9304EWFC3793 9348EWFC3902.
MANFACTURER Nestle USA, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
RECALLED BY Nestle USA, Glendale, California
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide and Canada.
QUANTITY Approximately 250,000 cases (12 cans per case) were distributed.
REASON The product was manufactured under conditions which suggested that the product may have received a process less than commercially sterile.

PRODUCT 1) McDonald's PWE Liquid Egg Product (with preservative nisin) 2) a) McDonald's PWE Liquid Egg Product (no nisin); b) Golden Nature Liquid Egg Product (no nisin).
CODE 1) Codes beginning: 1150, 1160, 1170, 1180, 1190, 1220, 1230 and ending with "P1804; 2) a) CODEs beginning: 1080, 1090, 1100, 1110, 1120, 1150 and ending with P1804; b) Codes beginning: "1100, 1170 and ending with "P1804".
MANFACTURER Sunny Fresh Foods, Inc., Lake Odessa, Michigan.
RECALLED BY Sunny Fresh Foods, Inc., Monticello, Minnesota
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY Approximately 110,553 cases were distributed.
REASON Product is spoiling because it contains Pseudomonas spp.

Product: Safeway ground beef products labeled "LEANEST GROUND BEEF 93% LEAN," "SUPER LEAN GROUND BEEF 90% LEAN," "LEAN GROUND BEEF 80% LEAN," and "LEAN GR BEEF MARKET 80% LEAN."
Codes: The ground beef products were produced on Aug. 29 and packaged in various sizes weighing between three quarters of a pound and 3.5 pounds. All of these products has a sell by date of "Aug. 30, 00."
Problem: May be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7
Discovered: The problem was discovered through routine FSIS microbiological sampling.
Establishment: Safeway Supermarket         1435 W. Covell Blvd.         Davis, Calif.
Contact: Safeway at 1-800-SAFEWAY.
Quanity Recalled: Approximately 170 pounds of ground beef.

Product: SIMEK'S Brand 100% PURE-THICK GROUND BEEF PATTIES, ¼ lb. portions, packed in 10 lb. boxes, PURE JUMBO GROUND BEEF PATTIES, 1/3 lb. portions, packed in 6 lb. boxes, and LEAN BEEF PATTIES, ¼ lb. portions, packed in 2 lb. poly bags.
Codes: Produced on June 10, 2000. Products subject to recall bear the following codes: SIMEK'S 100% PURE-THICK GROUND BEEF PATTIES, code 0162 on principal display panel. SIMEK'S 100% PURE JUMBO GROUND BEEF PATTIES, code 0162 on end panel of box. SIMEK'S LEAN BEEF PATTIES, code 0162 appears on master case.
Problem: Possible contamination of the product with Escherichia coli O157:H7
Discovered: Minnesota Department of Agriculture reported illnesses due to E. coli O157:H7 which they linked to ground beef produced by Rochester Meat Company on June 10, 2000.
Establishment: Rochester Meat Company         1825 Seventh Street NW         Rochester, Minnesota 55901
Contact: Mr. Neal Karels, VP of Operations, 507-529-4711, Ms. Joanne Randen, Dir. of R&D507-529-4723
Quantity Recalled: Approximately 30,000 pounds
Distribution: Minnesota

WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 15

PRODUCT Flora brand Sun Dried Tomatoes, in 4-ounce plastic bags.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Flora Food Disbributors, Inc., Pompano Beach, Florida (repacker).
DISTRIBUTION New York.
QUANTITY 1,368 bags were distributed.
REASON Product contains undeclared sulfites.

PRODUCT Asian Boy (EBQ) brand Lotus Rootlet in Brine, in 15-ounce glass jars.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Mekong Company, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietman.
RECALLED BY BCN Trading Corporation, Brooklyn, New York
DISTRIBUTION New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, District of Columbia.
QUANTITY 50 cases (24 jars per case) were distributed.
REASON Product contained undeclared sulfites.

PRODUCT a) Safeway Select Rocky Road Ice Cream; b) Safeway Select Healthy Advantage Rocky Road Low Fat Ice Cream. Both products sold in half- gallon, round, paper containers.
CODE Date Codes: a) 01/03/01; b) 01/02/01.
MANUFACTURER Capitol Heights Ice Cream (Safeway Stores, Inc.), Capitol Heights, Maryland.
RECALLED BY Safeway, Inc., Pleasanton, California
DISTRIBUTION District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Texas, Illinois.
QUANTITY 6,510 half-gallon cartons were distributed.
REASON Product contains undeclared cashews, Brazil nuts and peanut oil.

PRODUCT Cheddar Broccoli Rice and Sauce, in 4.5-ounce packages under the Great Value and Piggly Wiggly labels.
CODE Great Value brand: GP020401, GP020701, GP020801, GP020901, GP030801, GP032301, GP032401, GP032701, GP032801, GP040301, GP040401, GP051801, GP051901, GP052201, GP053101, GP060101, GP060501, GP060601, GP061301, GP061401, GP061501, GP062601, GP62701, GP62801, GP080301, GP080401, GP081001' Piggly Wiggly brand: T0067 and T0068.
MANUFACTURER Power Packaging, Inc., Grand Prairie, Texas.
RECALLED BY AC Humko, Memphis, Tennessee
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY Approximately 55,447 cases (12 per case) Great Value brand and 315 cases of Piggly Wiggly brand were distributed.
REASON Product contained undeclared vermicelli, a pasta containing wheat.

PRODUCT Wang Derm brand Sour Bamboo Shoot, in 64 ounce (4-pound) glass jars.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Wang Derm Exporter LP, Bangkok, Thailand.
RECALLED BY Vasinee Food Corporation, Brooklyn, New York
DISTRIBUTION Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island.
QUANTITY 200 cases (6 jars per case) were distributed.
REASON Product contained undeclared sulfites.

WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 22

PRODUCT Jensen's Seattle Style Smoked Wild Pacific King Salmon, in clear plastic.
CODE Lot #000623.
MANUFACTURER Jensen's Old Fashioned Smokehouse, Inc., Seattle, Washington.
DISTRIBUTION Washington state.
QUANTITY 400 pounds were distributed.
REASON Product is contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

PRODUCT Cold smoked fish:
a) Assorted Plate in 8 oz. and 16 oz. packages, containing Siomga, Captain, and Trout, coded: 411, 511, 611, 811, 911, 1011, 1111, 1211, 1311, 1511, 1611, 1711, 1811, 1911, 2011, 2211, 2311, 2411, 2511, 2611, 2711, 2911, 3011, 112, 212, 312, 412, 612, 712, 812, 912 (distributed from 11/4/99-12/9/99)
b) Smoked Captain (Sea Bass) in 0.5 lb. packages, coded: 410, 510, 610, 710, 810, 910, 1110, 1210, 1310, 1410, 1510, 1610, 1810, 1910, 2010, 2110, 2210, 2310, 2510, 2610, 2710, 2810, 2910, 3010, 111, 211, 311, 411, 511, 611, 811, 911, 1011, 1111, 1211, 1311, 1511, 1611, 1711, 1811, 1911, 2011, 2211 (distributed from 10/4/99-11/22/99)
c) Smoked Captain bulk pack, coded 1111, distributed 11/11/99
d) Lake Trout in 0.5 lb. packages, coded: 226, 236, 246, 256, 266, 286, 296, 306, 17, 27, 37, 57, 67, 77, 87, 97, 107, 127, 137, 147, 157, 167, 177, 187, 197, 207, 217 (distributed from 6/22/99-7/26/99)
e) Lake Trout, bulk pack, coded: 2710 distributed 11/1/99
f) Smoked Royal Trout in 3 oz. and 8 oz. packages, coded: 511, 611, 811, 911, 1011, 1111, 1211 distributed from 11/5/99 through 11/12/99)
g) Smoked Turbot in 0.5 lb. package, coded: 1611, 1711, 1811, 1911, 2011, 2211, 2311, 2411, 2511, 2611, 2711, 2911 (distributed from 11/16/99-11/29/99)
h) Smoked Turbot in bulk package, code: 1511 (distributed from 11/17/99-12/9/99)
i) Imperial European Style Smoked Salmon in 3 oz. and 8 oz. packages, coded: 911, 1011, 1111, 1211, 1311, 1511, 1611, 1711, 1811, 1911, 2011, 2211 (distributed from 11/9/99-11/22/99)
j) Smoked Siomga coded: 2710 (distributed from 10/27/99-11/12/99)
k) Lake Trout, whole eviscerated, coded: 300
l) Captain (Sea Bass), whole eviscerated, coded: 315
m) Siomga, whole eviscerated, coded: 300.
CODE See above.
MANUFACTURER Royal Baltic, Ltd., Brooklyn, New York.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide and Russia.
QUANTITY Undetermined.
REASON Products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

PRODUCT Greenbank Farms Organic Medium Cheddar Cheese.
CODE All codes on the market at time of recall initiation.
MANUFACTURER Bandon Cheese, Inc., Bandon, Oregon.
RECALLED BY Stonefelt & Company, Preston, Washington (cutter/packer)
DISTRIBUTION Alaska, Washington state, Oregon, California.
QUANTITY 1,260 pounds were distributed.
REASON Product is contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

PRODUCT Asian Boy brand Pickled Leek, in 15-ounce glass jars.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Mekong Company, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
RECALLED BY BCN Trading Corporation, Brooklyn, New York (importer)
DISTRIBUTION New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, District of Columbia.
QUANTITY 200 cases (24 jars per case) were distributed.
REASON Product contained undeclared sulfites.

PRODUCT Sandwiches:
a) Grannyís Country Cupboard Turkey NíSwiss Sub Sandwich #11004B, Net Wt. 5.5 oz.;
b) Grannyís Country Cupboard Turkey & Bacon Sub Sandwich #11009B, Net Wt. 4.5 oz.;
c) Grannyís Country Cupboard Ham & Cheese Croissant Sandwich #11504C, Net Wt. 5 oz.;
d) Grannyís 99 cent Meal Deal Ham & Cheese Sandwich #13205A, Net Wt. 3 3/4 oz.;
e) Grannyís Country Cupboard Ham & Cheese Soft Sub Sandwich #16504C, Net Wt. 6 1/2 oz.;
f) Grannyís Country Cupboard Ham Turkey Club Soft Sub Sandwich #16505C, Net Wt. 6 1/2 oz.;
g) Grannyís Country Cupboard Double Stuff Ham & Cheddar Sandwich #20502E, Net Wt. 7 oz.;
h) Grannyís Country Cupboard Double Stuff Smoked Turkey & Swiss Sandwich #20503, Net Wt. 6 oz.;
i) Grannyís Country Cupboard Double Stuff Roast Beef N' CoJac Sandwich #20505, Net Wt. 7 oz.;
j) Grannyís Country Cupboard Double Stuff Ham & Cheese Sub Sandwich #23101, Net Wt. 10 oz.;
k) Grannyís Country Cupboard Double Stuff Turkey & Cheese Sub Sandwich #23102E, Net Wt. 10 oz.;
l) Grannyís Country Cupboard Double Stuff Turkey, Beef Club Sandwich #23103E, Net Wt. 10 oz.;
m) Grannyís Country Cupboard Deli Combo on White Bread Sandwich #13601B, Net Wt. 5 oz.;
n) Grannyís Country Cupboard Ham & Swiss on Rye Bread Sandwich #13602B, Net Wt. 4 oz.;
o) Grannyís Country Cupboard Ham & American on White Bread Sandwich #13603B, Net Wt. 5 oz.;
p) Grannyís Country Cupboard Turkey & Ham Club on White Bread Sandwich #13605B, Net Wt. 5 oz.;
q) Grannyís Deli Combo 8" Submarine Sandwich #23002D, Net Wt. 11.5 oz.;
r) Grannyís 8" Ham & Turkey Club Sub Sandwich #23003D, Net Wt. 9 oz.;
s) Grannyís Roast Beef NíSwiss 6" Sub WíPeppers & Onions Sandwich #24004C, Net Wt. 7 oz.;
t) Grannyís Italian Supreme 8" Sub W' Peppers & Onions Sandwich #23005E, Net Wt. 10 oz.
u) Grannyís Country Cupboard Egg Salad on White Bread Sandwich #13502A, Net Wt. 5 oz.
CODE All sandwiches made with sliced ham, turkey, and roast beef from 6/28/00 through 7/5/00.
MANUFACTURER Landshire Fast Foods of Milwaukee, Inc., Muskego, Wisconsin.
DISTRIBUTION Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana.
QUANTITY Approximately 1,300 sandwiches were in distribution at time of recall initiation.
REASON Products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

PRODUCT Charley's brand Spring Rolls Hot & Spicy Chicken Flavored, 6-ounce and 3-1/4 ounce sizes.
CODE The code reflects the date of manufacture with the number "12" added to each portion of the date. The last date of manufacture for the improperly labeled product produced 7/21/00: (072100) would be 193312.
MANUFACTURER Willow Family Foods, Beaverton, Oregon.
DISTRIBUTION Washington state, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Minnesota, Montana.
QUANTITY Approximately 300-500 cases per week are distributed.
REASON Product contains undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5, FD&C Yellow No. 6, and FD&C Red No. 40.

PRODUCT Zataran's brand Rice Mixes: a) Jambalaya; b) Dirty Rice; c) Spanish Rice; d) Black Beans and Rice; e) Red Beans and Rice; f) Yellow Rice; g) Gravy and Rice; h) Long Grain Rice And Wild Rice; i) Chicken Flavored Rice; j) Black-Eyed Peas and Rice.
CODE a) 8C, 9C, 10C, 13C, 14C; b) 9C, 10C, 13C, 14C; c) 25B and 29B; d) 25B; e) 25B, 29B, 1C, 2C, 3C; f) 29B, 1C, 14C; g) 2C; h) 1C; i) 2C, 3C, 8C; j) 2C and 3C.
MANUFACTURER Zatarain's, Inc., Gretna, Louisiana.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide and Canada.
QUANTITY 78,194 cases (12 per case) were distributed.
REASON Product is contaminated with pieces of approximately 25 gauge wire ranging from 7-12 mm in length.

PRODUCT Fruit Flavor Mini Jelly, in 255-gram flexible plastic bags.
CODE All product on the market at the time of recall initiation.
MANUFACTURER Guangdong Jiangmen Foreign Trade Development Corporation, Guangdong, China.
RECALLED BY 282 International Trading, Inc., Brooklyn, New York
DISTRIBUTION New York.
QUANTITY 80 cases (24 units per case) were distributed.
REASON Product contained undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5.

PRODUCT Albertson's Egg Sesame Bread, 1 pound 8 ounces; b) Country Farms Hawaiian Sweet Egg Bread, 1-1/2 pound wide pan loaf.
CODE Albertsonís Egg Sesame Bread: All product of Albertsonís Egg Sesame Bread produced prior to the date of 8/15/2000. Country Farms Hawaiian Sweet Egg Bread: All product of Hawaiian Sweet Egg Bread made prior to 8/15/2000 Both products are identifiable through product codes AUG14A22219, AUG14B22219, AUG15A22220, AUG15B22220, AUG17A22222, AUG17B22222, AUG18A22223, AUG18B22223, AUG19A22224, AUG19B22224, AUG21A22226, AUG21B22226, AUG22A22227 AUG22B22227.
MANUFACTURER Interstate Brands Corporation NO. 27, Glendale, California.
DISTRIBUTION California and Nevada.
QUANTITY a) 3,926 units; b) 17,981 units were distributed.
REASON Products contain undeclared FD&C Yellow No. 5 and FD&C Yellow No. 6.

PRODUCT
a) Golden State brand Select Mozzarella 100% Natural Cheese, Part Skim
b) Golden State brand Select Mozzarella 100% Natural Cheese, Whole Milk, Shredded
c) Golden State brand Select Mozzarella 100% Natural Cheese, Whole Milk
d) Golden State brand Select Mozzarella 100% Natural Cheese, Part Skim, Shredded
e) Golden State brand Select 80% Mozzarella, 10% Provolone, 10% Cheddar, 100% Natural Cheese
f) Golden State brand Select Gourmet Blend, Mozzarella/Fontina, 100% Natural Cheese
g) Golden State brand Select 100% Whole Milk, Provolone, Natural Cheese
h) Golden State brand Select 50% Mozzarella, 50% Provolone, 100% Natural Cheese
i) Luzzatti brand Shredded, Whole Milk Mozzarella Cheese
j) Luzzatti brand Shredded, Part Skim, Mozzarella Cheese
k) Luzzatti brand Diced, Part Skim, Mozzarella Cheese
l) Wolfgang Puck Presents brand Wolfgang Puck Cheese Blend, 100% Natural.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER F&A Dairy of California, Inc., Newman, California.
DISTRIBUTION California and Nevada.
QUANTITY 447,100 pounds were distributed.
REASON Products may contain small pieces of soft plastic.

PRODUCT Charley's brand a) Egg Roll; b) Spring Roll with Beef Flavor; c) Spring Roll with Chicken Flavor, 6-ounce and 3-1/2 ounce sizes.
CODE The code reflects the date of manufacture with the number "12" added to each portion of the date. The last date of manufacture for the improperly labeled product produced 7/21/00: (072100) would be 193312.
MANUFACTURER Willow Family Foods, Beaverton, Oregon.
DISTRIBUTION Washington state, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Minnesota, Montana.
QUANTITY Approximately 300-500 cases per week are distributed.
REASON Products contain undeclared FD&C Red No. 40.

PRODUCT Darigold Ice Cream in cardboard cartons:
a) Very Vanilla
b) Summer Strawberry
c) Pecan Danish
d) Gooey Cluster
e) White Chocolate Raspberry
f) Black Cherry Chunk
Sparkle brand Ice creams in Cardboard cartons:
g) Vanilla
h) Chocolate.
CODE All half gallon ice cream production of April 20, 21, and 22, 2000.
53 21 00111 XX:XX
53 21 00112 XX:XX
53 21 00113 XX:XX
The first four digits represent the plant. The 5th through 9th digits are the year and Julian date. The last 4 digits, represented here as XX:XX, are the time code in 24 hour format. All time codes for the three days are affected.
Darigold Very Vanilla 53 21 00111, 53 21 00112
Darigold Summer Strawberry 53 21 00111
Darigold Pecan Danish 53 21 00111
Darigold Gooey Cluster 53 21 00111, 53 21 00112
Darigold White Chocolate Raspberry 53 21 00112
Darigold Black Cherry Chunk 53 21 00112
Sparkle Vanilla 53 21 00113
Sparkle Chocolate 53 21 00113
MANUFACTURER West Farm Foods, Seattle Washington.
DISTRIBUTION Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon, Washington state.
QUANTITY Approximately 7,000 were distributed.
REASON Product is unfit for food due to contamination with ammonia.

PRODUCT Gourmet Pacific brand tuna in 4-ounce retorted pouches: a) Maui Onion Ahi Tuna; b) Smoked Ahi Tuna.
CODE a) 31601-02715-00604; b) 31401-02715-00504.
MANUFACTURER Diamond Bay Specialty Seafoods Hawaii, Inc., Kahului, Hawaii.
DISTRIBUTION Hawaii, California, New York, Texas, Washington state, Montana.
QUANTITY 2,172 pounds were distributed.
REASON Products are decomposed.

Product: ''Fairgrounds'' brand ''Jumbo Franks made with chicken and pork;'' ''Smithfield'' brand ''Grill Ready Chicken Franks'' and ''Smithfield Premium Hot Dogs'' brand ''8 Jumbo Hot Dogs made with turkey, pork and beef,'' all in 16-ounce (1-pound) packages.
Codes: Packed on August 14, 2000. ''P-2653'' appears in the USDA mark of inspection on the label and the packages bear codes as follows:
''Fairgrounds'' brand ''Jumbo Franks made with chicken and pork'' - 227002A USE BY OCT 23 ''Smithfield'' brand ''Grill Ready Chicken Franks'' - 227002A USE BY OCT 13 ''Smithfield Premium Hot Dogs'' brand ''8 Jumbo Hot Dogs made with turkey, pork and beef'' - 227002B USE BY OCT 13 or USE BY OCT 23
Problem: The product may be undercooked.
Discovered: Discovered by the firm through records review, following notification by a retailer that product appeared to be undercooked, and reported to FSIS on September 17, 2000.
Establishment: Lykes Meat Group, Inc.         P.O. Box 518         Plant City, FL 33567
Contact: Ms. Angie Siemens or Mr. Duane Sponsler, 877-933-4625
Quantity Recalled: Approximately 40,000 pounds
Distribution: Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, Ohio, New York, California, New Jersey, Virginia, Texas, and North Carolina

WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 29

PRODUCT Craigellachie Smoked Scottish Salmon; Codes, vacuum packed, net weight 4 ounces.
CODE "3966".
MANUFACTURER Grants Smoked Foods, Ltd., Cumbria United Kingdom.
RECALLED BY Beyer Lightning Fish Company, Inc., New York, New York
DISTRIBUTION New York, New Jersey, Maine.
QUANTITY 5 cases (75 packages per case) were distributed.
REASON Product is contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

PRODUCT a) Natureís Wonderland Virginia Snake Root, Cut, in 1-ounce, 4-ounce and 16-ounce packages;
b) Natureís Wonderland Virginia Snake Root Capsules, 625 mg, in bottles of 50.
CODE Item #433, Lot Numbers: OR112086, HB121696, OR092297.
MANUFACTURER Penn Herb Company, Ltd., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY Undetermined.
REASON Products contained aristolochic acid, a potent carcinogen and nephrotoxin.

PRODUCT Deli Quick Takes brand New York Style Potato Salad, in 16- ounce and 32-ounce plastic containers.
CODE USE BY AUG 26.
MANUFACTURER Publix Super Markets Deli Salad Operation, Lakeland, Florida.
RECALLED BY Publix Super Markets, Inc., Lakeland, Florida
DISTRIBUTION Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama.
QUANTITY 45,456 pounds were distributed.
REASON Product was contaminated with Salmonella.

PRODUCT a) CTF brand Pickled Eggplant in 16-ounce glass jars; b) Asian Boy brand Pickled Eggplant, in 16-ounce glass jars.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER a) Combined Thai Foods, Company, Ltd., Bangkok, Thailand; b) Minh Nguyet Company, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
RECALLED BY BCN Trading Corporation, Brooklyn, New York
DISTRIBUTION New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, District of Columbia.
QUANTITY a) 18 cases (24 jars per case); b) 172 cases (24 jars per case) were distributed.
REASON New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM) analysis of the products found that they contained undeclared sulfites.

PRODUCT Wang Derm brand Sour Bamboo Shoot, in 32-ounce (2 pound) plastic jars.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Wang Derm Exporter, Bangkok, Thailand.
RECALLED BY Vasinee Food Corporation, Brooklyn, New York
DISTRIBUTION New York, New Jersey, Connecticut.
QUANTITY 200 cases (12 jars per case) were distributed.
REASON Product contained undeclared sulfites.

PRODUCT Bodacious Geraldine's Key Lime Bites, cookies, in 5.5-ounce boxes.
CODE All codes manufactured from October 1998 to July 2000.The product does contain a date stamped on the box which is the expiration date (nine months from bake date). The inside bag is stamped with product initials (Key Lime = KL), date of production = letter corresponds to month (A = Jan), and two number year (199 = 99).
MANUFACTURER The Bodacious Food Company, Jasper, Georgia.
DISTRIBUTION Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Wisconsin.
QUANTITY Undetermined.
REASON Product contains undeclared egg.

PRODUCT Hazer Baba Genuine Turkish Delight, with Walnut packaged in 454 g (16-ounce) cardboard box.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Hazer Baba Gida San Ltd. STI, Istanbul, Turkey.
RECALLED BY Transmideast Shipping & Trading Agency, Inc., Brooklyn, New York
QUANTITY Firm estimates none remains on the market.
REASON Product contained the uncertified color additive tartrazine (certifiable as FD&C Yellow No. 5).

PRODUCT Sycamore Farms Low Fat Recipe Ready to Eat Chicken Salad Complete Lunch Kit, net weight 3-1/2 ounce box.
CODE All lunch kits manufactured since 7/17/00, packaged with chicken salad can codes D199, D200, D206, D208, D213, D215, D220, D221, D227, D236, D241. There are no lot numbers present on the lunch kits.
MANUFACTURER The Suter Company, Inc., Sycamore, Illinois.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide.
QUANTITY 904,872 kits were distributed.
REASON The product contains undeclared whey protein concentrate, polydextrose, natural flavor, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, phosphoric acid, onion powder, lactic acid, garlic powder, and spice extractives.

PRODUCT Lay's brand Classic Potato Chips, net weight 5-1/2 ounces.
CODE AUG22 52721890671.
MANUFACTURER Frito-Lay, Inc., Rosenberg, Texas.
RECALLED BY Frito-Lay, Inc., Plano, Texas
DISTRIBUTION Texas.
QUANTITY 504 units.
REASON Bags labeled as "Classic Potato Chips" actually contain "Sour Cream and Onion Potato Chips." The "Sour Cream and Onion Potato Chips" contain dairy ingredients which are not listed on the "Classic Potato Chip" productís label.

PRODUCT Ahi Tuna Loins, grade 2, chilled in styro cartons.
CODE None.
MANUFACTURER Race Street Foods, Inc., San Jose, California.
DISTRIBUTION California.
QUANTITY 74 pounds were distributed.
REASON Product contained elevated levels of histamine and was associated with histamine poisoning.

PRODUCT Doritos Toasted Corn Chips, 14.5 ounces.
CODE Sep26 1273206.
MANUFACTURER Frito-Lay, Inc., Rosenberg, Texas.
RECALLED BY Frito-Lay, Inc., Plano, Texas
DISTRIBUTION Texas.
QUANTITY 3,300 packages were distributed.
REASON The product, labeled as Doritos Toasted Corn Chips, actually contains Cooler Ranch Corn Chips. The Cooler Ranch product contains dairy ingredients, a soy ingredient, FD&C Yellow No. 5, FD&C Red No. 40, and FD&C Blue No. 1 which are not listed as ingredients on the Doritos product.

Product: MIDWEST PRIDE ALL WHITE CHICKEN SALAD SPREAD.
Codes: Product was produced on September 20, 2000, is packaged in 8 pound plastic pails, and can be identified by the ''USE BY: 03-OCT-00'', and the establishment number P-8914, in the inspection legend.
Problem: The product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Discovered: A positive FSIS monitoring Sample collected on September 20, 2000.
Establishment: Coborns's Inc         1445 E. Hwy 23         St. Cloud, MN 56304
Contact: Kim Kockler, Food Safety Dietician (320) 203-6352;  Sue Mackert, Media Specialist, (320) 253-8593
Quantity Recalled: Approximately 80 pounds
Distribution: Minnesota