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June 29, 2000

Allergy Alert: Cavallaro Specialty Foods Recalls Flora Imported Sun-Dried Tomatoes (Bags)

Liverpool, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Cavallaro Specialty Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling its 4 oz. packages of Flora Imported Sun-Dried Tomatoes (Bags) because the product contains undeclared sulfites.  People who have allergies to Sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled "Sun-Dried Tomatoes" were distributed in Central and Western New York, in retail stores. The product comes in a 4 oz. plastic bag.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the  product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of sulfites.

Consumers who have purchased the 4 oz. packages of "Flora Imported Sun-Dried Tomatoes" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Flora Foods, Inc. at 1-800-697-3567.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers June 29, 2000.

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