April 12, 2002Lisy Corp. Has Recalled Dried Shrimp
Miami, FL (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Lisy Corp has recalled
their Lisy brand DRIED SHRIMP product, all lot numbers, 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.
Product was distributed to retail stores is the following states: Florida,
Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin,
Tennessee, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, West
Virginia, Virginia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Louisiana,
Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Kentucky and Arizona.
The recalled product is packaged under the Lisy brand name in clear plastic
bags with a paper label on top and the description of the product as
follows: Small Dried Shrimp, 0.5 oz, item #705; Small Dried Shrimp, 1.5 oz.,
item #706; Salsa Dried Shrimp, 0.75 oz, item #708; Lemon and Natural Shrimp,
0.5 oz., item #709; Salsa natural Shrimp, 0.5 oz. item #710.
No allergic reactions have been reported to date.
The results of a sample analyzed by the Food and Drug Administration
revealed that these products contain the undeclared allergen, sulfites.
Lisy Corporation is cooperating with the FDA and is voluntarily recalling
from distributors and retailers down to the consumer level.
Consumers who have purchased Lisy Brand Dried Shrimp are urged to return the
product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions
may contact the company at 305-836-6001.