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Food Safety Alert

December 07, 2005

Jessica A. Chittenden
518-457-3136
jessica.chittenden@agriculture.ny.gov

Misbranded Nutritious Creations Food Products

State Agriculture Commissioner Nathan L. Rudgers alerted consumers today that certain Nutritious Creations brand food products have been found by the Department not to contain the amounts of fat, protein, carbohydrates, calories, and calories from fat listed on the label.  The products are manufactured by Nutritious Creations LTD., 1D Chicago Avenue, Bay Shore, New York 11706.

Nutritious Creations brand food products are sold in the New York City and Long Island Area.

Misbranding of the Nutritious Creations products was brought to the attention of the Department by WCBS-TV in New York which conducted its own investigation and sampling of the products.  Analysis of certain Nutritious Creations brand food products at the Departmentís Food Laboratory have found nutritional values that differ from the label claims.  Information about the products sampled and found to be misbranded is attached.

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            Label Claim (per Serving)               Department Analysis

Nutritious Creations Lowfat Brownie - 3 oz. package

Fat                             3 grams                         3.5 grams

Protein                        2 grams                         5 grams

Carbohydrates            27 grams                       62 grams

Calories                      143 calories                   300 calories

Calories from Fat         27 calories                     35 calories

Nutritious Creations Fat Free Peanut Butter Brownie - 3 oz. package

Fat                             0 grams                           2 grams

Protein                        3 grams                           5 grams

Carbohydrates            35 grams                        64 grams

Calories                      152 calories                     290 calories

Calories from Fat        0 calories                        20 calories

Nutritious Creations Fat Free Brownie - 3 oz. package

Fat                             0 grams                         1.5 grams

Protein                       3 grams                          5 grams

Carbohydrates           35 grams                        66 grams

Calories                     152 calories                    290 calories

Calories from Fat       0 calories                        10 calories


2005 Consumer Alerts