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January 24, 2002

Eastwell Trading Has Recalled Sweetened Nelon (Melon)

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - New York State Agriculture Commissioner Nathan L. Rudgers said that Eastwell Trading Inc. has recalled Sweetened Nelon (Melon) packaged in clear, 6-ounce plastic bags trimmed in green with the code "Expirationo: 18 months". The product is packed by Jiangmen Food 1/E Co. Guangdong, China.

It was distributed in the New York City area. Routine sampling by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets food inspectors revealed the product contained high levels of sulfites, which were not declared on the label. Sulfites can cause deadly reactions in asthmatics and others suffering sulfite allergies. No illnesses have been reported to date. Consumers who have purchased Eastwell Sweetened Nelon (Melon) should return it to the place of purchase

Eastwell Trading Inc., 8 Ingraham Street, Brooklyn, New York 11206.

 
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