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Mace With Unlabeled Sulfites, Unapproved Dyes Recalled

Fatima Brothers of Maspeth, NY is recalling Shad Javantri (whole mace)  because it contains undeclared sulfites as well as unapproved dyes Rhodamine B (Basic Violet 10) and Malachite Green (Basic Green 4) and undeclared allowed color FD&C Yellow #5. The recalled whole mace comes in an uncoded 3.5 oz plastic bag and was sold in… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Preserved Apricots With Sulfites

Hong Lee Trading of Brooklyn, NY is recalling Peacock Brand Preserved Apricots imported from Vietnam because they may contain sulfites that were not declared on the label. Routine sampling and analysis by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors revealed the presence of sulfites in packages of the preserved apricots.  The consumption… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Dried Potato With Sulfites

Strong America Ltd. is recalling a dried potato product imported from China that may contain sulfites, which are not listed on the label. According to the notice, 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… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Sulfites in Dried Fungus

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and importer Canadian T & J International Development of Richmond, BC, are warning people with sensitivity to sulphites not to eat certain Natural World brand Dried Fungus because it contains sulphites, which are not listed on the labels. There have been no adverse reactions reported. The recalled products are:… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Sulfites in Macaroon Cookie Mix

Farmer John’s Herbs is recalling its “Mud Pie” Macaroon Cookie Mix due to undeclared sulfite allergens. The recalled cookie mix was sold in 400 g packages labeled “Mud Pie” Macaroon Cookie Mix with UPC 7 73353 60077 6 in stores in Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario. All lot codes are affected.   For more information,… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Sulfites in Tremella

S&M USA Enterprise is recalling its Zhang Zhou-brand tremella because it may contain undeclared sulfites. Tremella is a kind of fungus used in Chinese cooking. Routine sampling by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets revealed the presence of sulfites in packages of the tremella, but sulfites were not listed on the label. … Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Marinated Meat with Wheat, Soy, Milk, Sulfites

Shamrock Foods of Phoenix, AZ, is recalling approximately 7,500 pounds of marinated beef and marinated chicken  because the marinated beef contains soybeans, wheat, and sulfites, and the marinated chicken contains wheat, milk and sulfites — all known allergens that are not declared on the label for either product. The problem was discovered by the USDA’s… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Sulfites in Apricot Candies

U.B.C Food Distributors of Dearborn, MI is recalling Baraka Apricot Candies imported from Lebanon because they contain undeclared sulfites as preservatives. According to the recall alert, the state of New York found high sulfite levels in the candies during routine product sampling. The company said they sulfites were not listed on the label due to… Continue Reading