April 29, 2003
Forever Cheese Has Recalled Mitica Apricot Bars
Whitestone, NY (SafetyAlerts)
- Forever Cheese, Inc. has recalled 2-ounce packages of "Mitica Apricot
Bars", because they may contain 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 this product.
The 2-ounce packages of "Mitica Apricot Bars" were distributed in the
tri-state area of NY, NJ and CT through specialty food stores.
The product is packaged in a 2-ounce clear plastic package, There is no
apparent code. It is labeled "Product of Spain".
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing
sulfites was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of
sulfites. Distribution of the product has been suspended until product is
Consumers who have purchased 2-ounce packages of "Mitica Apricot Bars" are
urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers
with questions may contact the company at 1-888-930-8693.