December 28, 2000Melon Seeds Recalled in New York
NY (SafetyAlerts) - Blooming Import
Company, Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of Golden Lion Dried Melon Seeds because
the product contains undeclared sulfites.
The product was sold in uncoded 12-ounce plastic packages and was primarily distributed
throughout the Metropolitan New York City area.
People who have allergies to
sulfites, and asthmatics run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if
they consume these products.
The problem was discovered through
routine sampling by food safety inspectors which revealed the product contained high
levels of sulfites that were not declared on the label.
Consumers should return the product
to the place of purchase for a refund.
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