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August 8, 2002

Starway Has Recalled Royal Family Food Rice Fruit Cakes

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Starway Incorporated has recalled 8.75 oz. packages of Royal Family Food Co. Rice Fruit Cakes because the product contains undeclared walnuts.

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 Area.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Dept. of Agriculture & Markets Food Inspectors revealed the presence of undeclared walnuts. The consumption of walnuts by allergic individuals has been reported to elicit severe reactions. Life threatening and anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sensitive individuals upon consumption of walnuts and products containing walnuts. No illness or adverse reaction resulting from consumption of this product has been reported.
Consumers who are allergic to walnuts 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

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