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Interfood Shareholding Company Issues a Nationwide recall of Wonderfarm Brand Biscuits Because of Possible Health Risk

 

Contact:
Anthony Ma
323-780-3998

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- December 9, 2008 – Interfood Shareholding Company is recalling all lot codes of multiple varieties of the Wonderfarm brand of biscuits because they may be contaminated with Melamine.

The Wonderfarm biscuits are sold in 800g red metal tins. The four varieties being recalled are:

  1. Wonderfarm "Successful" Assorted Biscuits (UPC:8935001262091)
  2. Wonderfarm "Royal Flavour" Assorted Biscuits (UPC:8935001263098)
  3. Wonderfarm "Lovely Melody" Assorted Biscuits (UPC: 8935001263296)
  4. Wonderfarm "Daily Life" Assorted Biscuits (UPC: 8935001264200)

The manufacturer identified on the product is Interfood Shareholding Company in Vietnam.

The recall was initiated after the firm was advised that samples collected by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture of the Wonderfarm "Successful" Assorted biscuits, tested positive for melamine. Interfood Shareholding Company was identified as the manufacturer of the product. After being advised that "Royal Flavour", "Lovely Melody", and "Daily Life" also tested positive for melamine, the firm agreed to expand their recall to include those products as well.

No illnesses associated with this product have been reported to date.

Product was distributed to multiple states and sold to wholesale distributors, which sold to retail stores.

Consumers who purchased the product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (Anthony.ma@jaimporters.com) or call 323-780-3998.

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