February 5, 2002Goldnut Corp Has Recalled Gold Nosh Tu
Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Goldnut Corp has recalled
16 oz. Packages of the Gold Nosh Tu B'Shvat Fruits because the product
contains undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites
run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they
consume this product. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection
with this problem.
The Gold Nosh Tu B'Shvat Fruits, product of USA, is distributed in uncoded
16 oz. plastic containers. Product was distributed in the New York
The recall was initiated after it was discovered through routine sampling by
NYS Dept. of Agriculture & Markets Food Inspectors that the products
containing sulfites, was distributed in packaging that did not declare the
presence of sulfites. The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per
serving has been reported to elicit severe reactions in some asthmatics.
Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sulfite sensitive individuals upon
ingesting 10 milligrams or more of sulfites. Analysis of the Gold Nosh Tu
B'Shvat Fruits revealed that it contained in excess of 10 milligrams per
Establishments who have purchased the 16 oz. Packaged Gold Nosh Tu B'Shvat
Fruits can return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-852-3038.