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Walong Marketing Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in G.W. Strawberry Cake and Honey Dew Melon Cake and Asian Taste Dried Sweet Potato

Contact:
Walong Marketing Inc.
1-877-675-8899

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Buena Park, CA -- June 23, 2006 -- Walong Marketing Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in G.W. Strawberry Cake and Honey Dew Melon Cake and Asian Taste Dried Sweet Potato.

Walong Marketing Inc. of Buena Park, California is recalling "G.W. Strawberry Cake," and "G.W. Honey Dew Melon Cake" "Asian Taste Dried Sweet Potato" because it may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

"G.W. Strawberry Cake," and "G.W. Honey Dew Melon Cake" and "Asian Taste Dried Sweet Potato" were distributed nationwide via retail stores.

"G.W. Strawberry Cake comes in 7.76-ounce, in a red plastic bag. "G.W. Honey Dew Melon Cake comes in 7.76 -ounce. It is a product of Taiwan. "Asian Taste Dried Sweet Potato" comes in 7 ounce. It is a product of China.

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

The recalled was initiated after routine sampling by Los Angeles Depart of Food and Drug Administration, and subsequent analysis by the department's food laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in product packages, which did not declare sulfites on the label.

Consumers who have purchased "G.W. Strawberry Cake" and "G.W. Honey Dew Melon Cake" and "Asian Taste Dried Sweet Potato" are urged to return it to the place of purchase for full refund. Consumers with question may contact the company at 1-877-675-8899.

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