Tainy Vostoka Assorted Dried Fruit Quince Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Tainy Vostoka Assorted Dry Fruits Quince Recall [US]Krasnyi Oktyabr USA Inc., a Brooklyn, New York establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Tainy Vostoka Assorted Dried Fruits Quince 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/eqXW30ppxSL

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/krasnyi-oktyabr-usa-inc-issues-alert-undeclared-sulfites-tainy-vostoka-assorted-dry-fruits-quince

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

  • Tainy Vostoka Assorted Dry Fruits Quince, sold in 500 gram (~17.6 ounce) clear plastic packages marked with a container code of 24 02 2019 SS

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Dry Fruit 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 be New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of Sulfites in the Tainy Vostoka Assorted Dry Fruits Quince, an ingredient not declared on the label.

The consumption of 10 milligrams of Sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reaction in some asthmatics. Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain Sulfite sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of Sulfites. Analysis of the recalled Tainy Vostoka Assorted Dried Fruits Quince products revealed they contained 26.32 mg per serving.

==> For information about Sulfite 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 Dry Fruit products 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 Dry Fruit products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the fruit to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle Anaphylaxis.

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

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Mr. Gregory Katsura at 1-718-858-6720 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> 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 Krasnyi Oktyabr USA Inc., please search for “Krasnyi Oktyabr” 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 Tainy Vostoka brand name, please search for “Tainy Vostoka” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 11954-2019
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