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Allergen Alert: Egg in Korean Rice Cakes

Rhee Bros. of Hanover, MD, is recalling 8-ounce packages of Assi brand Korean Cake (Gyeong Dan) because they contain undeclared egg as an ingredient.


Sampling by New York state food inspectors discovered that labels did not reveal the presence of egg.

People who have allergies to eggs, run the risk of serious life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume them. There are no reports of illnesses connected to these cakes.

The recalled 8-ounce Assi brand Korean Cakes (Gyeong Dan) are packaged in plastic wrap on a tray with the item number 20649D on the label.  The cakes were distributed nationwide to Asian retail food stores. 

Consumers can return the recalled 8-ounce packages of Assi, Korean Rice Cake (Gyeong Dan) to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information contact the company at 1-410-381-9000 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Eastern Time.


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