December 7, 2000Merex Corp. Recalls Bon Campo
NY (SafetyAlerts) - Merex Corp. said
today it is recalling its 3 oz. trays of Bon Campo Sundried Tomatoes because they may
contain undeclared sulfites.
No illnesses have been reported to
date in connection with this recall.
People who have allergies to sulfites
run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these
The recalled Sundried Tomatoes were
distributed to the Metro N.Y. and Syracuse area. The product comes in a clear 3 oz.
plastic tray with the UPC #081517 100193 on the front label.
The recall was initiated after it was
discovered that the sulfite containing product was distributed in packaging that did not
reveal the presence of sulfites. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused
by the temporary breakdown in the company's packaging processes, whereby these packages
didn't contain a sticker which Merex normally places on them, declaring the presence of
sulfites in this product. Production of the product has been suspended until the company
is certain that the problem has been corrected.
Consumers who have purchased 3 oz. trays of Bon Campo Sundried Tomatoes are urged to
return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may
contact the company at 1-800-513-3335.
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