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Recall -- State Press Release

 

State Agriculture Commissioner Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens

 

Contact:
Jessica Chittenden 
518-457-3136

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Ridgewood, NY -- March 18, 2004 -- State Agriculture Commissioner Nathan L. Rudgers announced today that Grand Prix Trading Corp., 75A Onderdonk Avenue, Ridgewood, New York 11385 is recalling it's 136-gram, 4.8-ounce packages of "E. Wedel, Delicje Soft Biscuits Topped with Fine Chocolate and Delicious Filling", due to the presence of undeclared milk allergens.  People who have allergens to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled "E. Wedel, Delicje Soft Biscuits Topped with Fine Chocolate and Delicious Filling are packaged in plastic containers with code AB B246 C8 and UPC number 906747 303778. The product was sold nationwide.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors revealed the presence of undeclared milk protein in packages which did not declare a milk ingredient on the label.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

Consumers who have packaged "E. Wedel, Delicje Soft Biscuits Topped with Fine Chocolate and Delicious Filling should return it to the place of purchase.

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