Sinosharp Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens in “Chocolate Flavored Cookies”
For Immediate Release
June 15, 2016
Sinosharp Import & Export Company, Ltd.
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Sinosharp Import & Export Co., Ltd of Ridgewood, NY, is recalling its 13.74 oz and 2.2 lbs packages of “Chocolate Flavored Cookies” because this product contains undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. The product is imported from China.
The recalled “Chocolate Flavored Cookies” were distributed in New York, Texas, California and Massachusetts. The product comes in 13.74 oz and 2.2 lbs plastic container with UPC code 6933620900051 and 6933620900242 on the side.
No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of undeclared milk allergen in the 2.2 lbs packages of “Chocolate Flavored Cookies” which did not declare milk as an ingredient on the label.
Consumers who have purchased 13.74 oz and 2.2 lbs packages of “Chocolate Flavored Cookies” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-628-8018.
* 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/ucm507089.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery