July 8, 2002
Starway Has Recalled Royal Family Food Co. Rice
Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts)
- Starway Incorporated, located at 137 Grattan Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11237,
is recalling 8.75 oz. packages of Royal Family Food Co. Rice Fruit Cakes
because the product contains undeclared eggs.
The recalled Rice Fruit Cakes are packaged in plastic bags containing 12
individually wrapped cakes. The outer packaging bears UPC code
4711931220400. The product was distributed in the New York Metropolitan
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Dept. of
Agriculture & Markets Food Inspectors revealed the presence of undeclared
eggs. The consumption of eggs by allergic individuals has been reported to
elicit severe reactions. Life threatening and anaphylactic shock could occur
in certain egg sensitive individuals upon consumption of eggs and products
containing eggs. No illness or adverse reaction resulting from consumption
of this product has been reported.
Consumers who are allergic to eggs and have purchased the 8.75 oz. Royal
Family Food Co. Rice Fruit Cakes should not consume them. They are urged to
return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers
with questions may contact the company at 718-417-1788.