Willis Eagle Mut Gung Sweetened Ginger Recall [US]


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US/Silver Spring: 7496 - WillisEagleMutGungSweetenedGingerWillis Ocean Inc. recalls an estimated 30 cases of Willis Eagle brand Mut Gung Sweetened Ginger 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/gTiu303Df5R

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm518278.htm

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

  • Willis Eagle brand Mut Gung Sweetened Ginger, sold with a net weight 7-ounce (approximately 200 grams) and were distributed from May 2012 through July 2016 to retail stores throughout the state of Florida. The product was packaged and sold in round, clear plastic containers with the title label on the top lid and the ingredient label and UPC 8935129760691 on the bottom of the container. The product was imported from Vietnam.

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

According to the FDA, the recall was initiated after it was discovered by the State of Florida sampling and analysis that the product containing sulfites was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Sulfites. The company and the foreign manufacturer will conduct an investigation to determine the cause of the mislabeling.

==> 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 any of the recalled Sweetened Ginger and could be allergic to its Sulfites 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 directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. 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 Willis Ocean Inc. at 1-718-386-3053 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

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

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Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 7497-2016
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