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Rhee Bros., Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in “ASSI” Brand Korean Cake (Gyeong Dan)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 8, 2011 - RHEE BROS.,INC. of Hanover, MD, is recalling its 8 ounce packages of “ASSI” brand Korean Cake (Gyeong Dan) because they contain undeclared egg. People who have allergies to eggs, run the risk of serious life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled “ASSI” brand Korean Cake (Gyeong Dan) were distributed nationwide in Asian food retail stores. The product comes in an 8 ounce, wrapped with plastic wrap on a tray. Its item number is 20649D on the label.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after sampling by New York state food inspectors discovered that the egg containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of egg.
Consumers who have purchased 8ounce packages of “ASSI, KOREAN RICE CAKE (GYEONG DAN)” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-410-381-9000, between Mon-Fri 8am to 5 pm and Sat. 8 am to 12 pm Eastern Time.
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