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Consumer Alert - Undeclared Sulfites in Preserved Fruits

2/22/2013

US Food & Drug Administration
www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm340637.htm?source=govdelivery
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 21, 2013 - New York State Agriculture Commissioner Darrel J. Aubertine today alerted consumers that Mandy Star Trading Inc. located at 351 Maujer Street in Brooklyn, NY, is recalling "Good Taste" brand preserved fruits due to the presence of undeclared sulfites. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled "Good Taste" brand preserved fruits are packaged in a 14 oz. (400 gram), plastic bag. There is no apparent production code on the package, but a UPC code of 3 867320 507698 can be found on the back of the package.

For the complete recall notice, please visit http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm340637.htm?source=govdelivery

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