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Recall -- State Press Release


State Agriculture Commissioner Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts


Jessica Chittenden


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Brooklyn, NY -- April 30, 2004 -- State Agriculture Commissioner Nathan L. Rudgers announced today that Sunny Lake Trading, Inc., 651A Lexington Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11221 is recalling "Guoyong Candy" because it contains undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled "Guoyong Candy" is packaged in 11-ounce plastic packages with the UPC number 6 922604 120073. It is a product of China.

Routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets food inspectors revealed the product contained peanuts, which were not declared on the label. "Guoyong Candy" was sold in the New York City metropolitan area. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product.

Consumers who have purchased "Guoyong Candy" are urged to return it to the place of purchase.