January 24, 2002Eastwell Trading Has Recalled Sweetened
Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts)
- New York State Agriculture Commissioner Nathan L. Rudgers said that
Eastwell Trading Inc. has recalled
(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.