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July 30, 2001

Mon Chong Loong Trading Corp. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Chinese Herb Soup

Maspeth, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Mon Chong Loong Trading Corp. is recalling all of its Chinese Herb Soup, because it contains undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Chinese Herb Soup was distributed in the New York metropolitan area through retail stores.

It is packaged in plastic bags with code: 2000.11.20 and is labeled in Chinese.

There have been no reports of illnesses as of this date.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by Food Safety Inspectors of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets revealed the presence of sulfites in the product not declared on the label.

Consumers who have purchased Chinese Herb Soup are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-417-1668.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers July 30, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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