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Trilini International Import LLC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs and Unmerchantable Food Color Acid Red in Fruit Marshmallows

Contact:
Malvina Kerzhner
718-439-1700

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Brooklyn, NY -- April 19, 2005 -- Trilini International Import LLC, 41 Terrace Place, Brooklyn, NY 11218 is recalling FRUIT MARSHMALLOWS because it may contain undeclared eggs and unmerchantable food color acid red. Consumers who are allergic to eggs may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled FRUIT MARSHMALLOWS, distributed in 240 g plastic wrapped trays, code date 10/05/2005, were sold in New York State, Boston and Florida.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by the Department Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of undeclared eggs and unmerchantable food color acid red in FRUIT MARSHMALLOWS in packages which did not declare eggs and unmerchantable food color acid red as ingredients on the label.

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

Consumers who are allergic to eggs and purchased FRUIT MARSHMALLOWS are urged to return them to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (718) 439-1700.

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