July 5, 20001,000 Bags of STR Brand Dried Vegetables Recalled
NY (SafetyAlerts) - Strong
America Limited is recalling 1,000 Bags of "STR brand Dried Vegetable" because
product 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
STR brand Dried Vegetable is retailed in 6 oz.
plastic bags in the New York state area. 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.
The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per
serving has been reported to elicit severe reactions in some asthmatics. Anaphylactic
shock can occur in certain sulfite-sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or
more of sulfites. Analysis of dried lily flower revealed that it contained 141.9
milligrams per serving.
Consumers who have STR brand Dried Vegetable (Lily
Flower) can return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with
questions may contact the company at 718-628-6200.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers July 5,
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