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January 22, 2001

Sun Dried Tomatoes Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

Bristol, CT (SafetyAlerts) - Norpaco Inc. has announced a recall affecting its 32oz. plastic containers of sun dried tomatoes with code number 109050. The 32oz. plastic is the only container mislabeled, no other product is affected by this recall.  The product may contain undeclared sulfites.

No illnesses have been reported.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The product was distributed to 14 Costco stores in New York and has since been discontinued.

According to the company an error occured in in printing the label of the 32oz. size omitting this ingredient. Norpaco initiated the recall after routine testing discovered the error.

Consumers with allergies are urged to return the product to Costco or Naorpaco for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact Norpacw at (860)584-4780.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers January 22, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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