Rose brand Turkish Apricot Recall [US]


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US/Silver Spring: Rose brand Turkish Apricots Recall [US]Best Cash & Carry recalls certain batch/lots of Rose brand Turkish Apricots due to undeclared sulfites, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. FDA: http://ht.ly/ZoT39

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm490207.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Turkish Apricots are subject to this recall:

  • Rose brand Turkish Apricots, sold in an un-coded, 7-ounce plastic bags and 5-pound plastic bags in Connecticut New York and New Jersey.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FDA, this recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in product, which was not declared on the label.

The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reactions in some people with Asthma. Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sulfite-sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of the allergen. Analysis of the recalled Rose brand Turkish Apricots revealed it contained 250.0 milligrams per serving.

==> For information about Sulfite/Sulphite Allergy, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Rose brand Turkish Apricots and could be allergic to their sulfite ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at 1-718-786-8961

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared sulfites, please search for “sulfites” (please note spelling variation) using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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