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Recall -- State Press Release

 

State Agriculture Commissioner Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Yuexiang Egg Mung Bean Rice Fried Cake


 

Contact:
Jessica Chittenden
518-457-3136

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Brooklyn, NY - March 2, 2004 -- State Agriculture Commissioner Nathan L. Rudgers announced today that Chang Wang Food Market, Inc., 6710 Bay Parkway, Brooklyn, New York 11204 is recalling packages of "Yuexiang Egg Mung Bean Rice Fried Cake" because they contain 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 "Yuexiang Egg Mung Bean Rice Fried Cake" is packaged in a plastic jar with a yellow cap. It is a product of China. It was sold in the Brooklyn, New York area.

Routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets food inspectors revealed the product contained peanuts not declared on the label. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product.

Consumers who have purchased this product are urged to return it to the place of purchase.

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