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December 28, 2000

Melon Seeds Recalled in New York

Brooklyn, 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.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers December 28, 2000.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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