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Allergen Alert: Undeclared Dairy in Pineapple Pastry

Rio Grande Imports of Copiague NY is recalling 50 cases of Semita de Piña because the pastries may contain undeclared dairy.

The problem was discovered during routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets food inspectors. Subsequent analysis by the Department’s Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of the allergen in product packages that did not declare the allergen on the label.

No illnesses have been reported.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to dairy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction.

Semita de Piña is a pineapple-filled pastry with the brand name El Triunfo packaged in a poly plastic boat with a clear plastic overwrap and a code of 11-22-11. It was distributed to the lower Hudson Valley Region, New York City boroughs and Long Island in New York State.

Consumers who purchased El Triunfo Semita de Piña may return the pastry to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information contact the company at 631-842-4410.

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