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May 15, 2000

Lemon Wafers and Sucker Candy Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Strong America Limited is recalling two food products which they distribute because they contain undeclared peanuts.

People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The products being recalled are:

  • Vastland Lemon Wafers manufactured by Tung Kuan Vastland Food Products Co., Ltd.; Tung Kuan City, Guang Tung Pro China, packaged in a 200 gram plastic bag with a code of "QB1433.7."
  • Sucker Candy; a product of China packaged in a 5-ounce plastic bag with a code of "Best Before: 20010119."

The packaging labels of the products has both Chinese and English lettering.

These products were sampled by Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors during a routine inspection of the Strong America Ltd. warehouse. Laboratory analysis confirmed the presence of peanuts in both products.

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

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers May 15, 2000.

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