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Wang Globalnet Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Eggs, Peanuts and Milk Allergens in Lotte
Margaret Brand Korean Cracker
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- February 14, 2008 -- Wang Globalnet of 365 Ten Eyck Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206, is recalling 19 gram packages of Lotte Margaret Brand Korean Cracker because they may contain undeclared eggs, peanuts and milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to eggs, peanuts and milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
The product comes in a 19 gram cardboard box marked with item#: 00438 on the top and a code date of 08.08.06.B2 stamped on the side. The recalled packages of Lotte Margaret Brand Korean Cracker were distributed nationwide in retail stores.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of undeclared eggs in the 19 gram packages of Lotte Margaret Brand Korean Cracker which did not declare eggs on the label. Furthermore, manufacturer’s formulation revealed that sliced peanuts and milk powder were used as ingredients in the 19 gram packages of Lotte Margaret Brand Korean Cracker which did not declare milk or peanuts on the label.
No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.
Consumers who have purchased 19 gram packages of Lotte Margaret Brand Korean Cracker are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-821-5252.