A&S Food Trading Inc. Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Gorgeous Memory Daylily
For Immediate Release
April 14, 2016
A&S Food Trading Inc.
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A&S Food Trading Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 10.6 ounces (300 grams) packages of Gorgeous Memory Daylily because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The product comes in 10.6 ounces (300 grams) clear plastic bag. Gorgeous memory Daylily in 10.6 ounces (300 grams) packages was distributed in New York City area, and has reached consumers through retail stores.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspector and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in the 10.6 ounces (300 grams) package of Gorgeous memory Daylily, which were not declared on the label. The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reactions in some asthmatics. Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sulfite sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of sulfites. Analysis of Gorgeous memory Daylily revealed they contained 13.39 milligrams per serving.
No illnesses or allergic reaction involving this product have been reported to date.
Consumers who have purchased 10.6 ounces (300 grams) packages of Gorgeous memory Daylily are urged to return them to the place of purchase for full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-369-2648.
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm496436.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery