December 6, 2001Seoul Shik Poom Recalls Lotte Margaret Brand Soft
Flushing, NY (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Seoul Shik Poom, Inc.,
DBA Seoul Co.
50 cases of Lotte Margaret brand Soft Cookies because they contain
undeclared peanuts and eggs. People who have an allergy to peanuts and/or
eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they
consume these products.
recalled Lotte Margaret brand Soft Cookies were distributed to Asian food
retail stores in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, Michigan, Virginia, and South Carolina.
The Lotte Margaret brand Soft Cookies come in 8.04 oz. cardboard boxes
containing 12 foil-wrapped cookies per box. The product was not coded, and
labeled in English and Korean.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product.
The recall was initiated after sampling by New York State Department of
Agriculture & Markets and follow up by the Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) discovered that product containing eggs and peanuts was distributed in
packaging that did not reveal the presence of eggs and peanuts.
Consumers who have purchased Lotte Margaret brand Soft Cookies are urged to
return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with
questions may contact the company at 1-718-445-4771.