September 7, 2000HC Food Co.
Lotus Rootlets Recalled
MN (SafetyAlerts) - Vasinee Food
Corporation, 333 N. Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 is recalling 25 cartons of HC Food
Co. Lt. LOTUS ROOTLETS IN BRINE packed in 24x16 oz. glass jars with no identifying code
because product may contain undeclared sulfites.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity
to sulfites run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume
Product believed to be distributed throughout New
York State. N.Y.S. Ag. and Markets inspectors are investigating to find exact
The recall was initiated after it was discovered
that product containing sulfites was distributed in glass jars that did not reveal the
presence of sulfites. The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been
reported to elicit severe reactions in some asthmatics. Anaphylactic shock can occur in
certain sulfite-sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of sulfites.
Analysis of the Pickled Lotus Rootlets self revealed that it contained 86.4 milligrams per
Consumers who have 16 oz. Glass jars of HC Food
Co. Lotus Rootlets Bottle should return the product to place of purchase for full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Mr. Nipon Vatthana at (718) 349-6911.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers September 7,
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