January 3, 2002
FDA Food Allergy Warning
Commissioner Rudgers Announces Consumer Advisory
- State Agriculture Commissioner Nathan L. Rudgers today warned egg-allergic
consumers to avoid eating OHYES Brand Choco Softcake Korean Cookies due to
undeclared eggs in the product.
The product was sold in 10.86 ounce cardboard packages with a code of
200204.20. This product was distributed by Hansung Sikpoom Co., 1826 Sydan
St., Ridgewood, NY 11385.
Routine sampling by food safety inspectors for the New York State Department
of Agriculture and Markets at a grocery store in Queens, New York revealed
the product contained high levels of egg which were not declared on the
Consumption of this product by consumers with egg allergies can cause
severe, life-threatening reactions.
This product should be returned to the retailer where purchased.