Best Taste brand Snack Sliced Ginger Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Best Taste brand Snack Sliced Ginger Recall [US]Country Favor Inc. of Maspeth, New York establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Best Taste brand Snack Ginger Sliced Food Treats 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/mlTq30llmFD

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm616303.htm

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

  • Best Taste Brand Snack Ginger Sliced, sold in a 7-ounce flexible plastic packages

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Ginger Slice products can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

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 by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of Sulfites in the packages of “Best Taste Brand Snack Ginger Sliced”, an ingredient not declared on the product label.

The consumption of 10 milligrams of Sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reactions in some people with Asthma. In addition, Anaphylactic Shock could occur in certain Sulfite sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of Sulfites. Analysis of the recalled “Best Taste Brand Snack Ginger Sliced” product reveals they contain 94.8 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 any of these recalled Ginger Slices 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 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.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Ginger Slices, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Ginger to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Sliced Ginger, please search for “ginger” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Country Favor Inc., please search for “Country Favor” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Best Taste brand name, please search for “Best Taste” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 10496-2018
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