ONTARIO FOODS ISSUES RECALL

ALBION, N.Y. -- Ontario Foods here recalled about 12,500 cases of meal-replacement weight-control drink mixes, sugar substitute powders and iced tea mixes last month, because they might contain pieces of aluminum metal.inistration's Web site June 9. The manufacturer issued the recall by telephone and by mail. Nine states were affected. Most of the products were sold under supermarket private labels.

ALBION, N.Y. -- Ontario Foods here recalled about 12,500 cases of meal-replacement weight-control drink mixes, sugar substitute powders and iced tea mixes last month, because they might contain pieces of aluminum metal.

inistration's Web site June 9. The manufacturer issued the recall by telephone and by mail. Nine states were affected. Most of the products were sold under supermarket private labels. Affected companies were Meijer Inc., Kroger Co., Stop & Shop, Kmart, Topco, TKI Foods, ShopRite Supermarkets and Pillsbury Co.

According to Mark Leunig, vice president of Genesee Corp., Rochester, N.Y., the company that owns Ontario Foods, the recall will not be considered completed until all the product is accounted for and destroyed.