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June 19, 2001

Jacobs Mikado Bisquits Recalled in New York

Maspeth, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Ireland's Own of 48-14 54th Ave., Maspeth, NY is recalling Jacobs Mikado biscuits in 250 gram plastic trays with product code, Best Before 17APR01 0239 2B because the product contains undeclared sulfites.

People who have allergies to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume foods containing it.

The recalled Jacobs biscuits were distributed in the New York 5 boroughs and Nassau County. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by Food Inspectors from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets revealed the presence of undeclared sulfites. The product is manufactured by Jacobs biscuits, Belgard Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland and The Jacobs Bakery Limited, P.O. Box 14, Liverpool, L97JX, U.K.

Consumers who have purchased Jacobs Mikado biscuits, 250gram with the above coding are urged to return it to the store where it was purchased. Consumers with questions can contact the distributor at (718) 472-1203.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers June 19, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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