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Jinsunmi International Inc. Issues A Voluntary Recall Of
Its 17.98 oz Lotte Brand Frozen Fruit Bar (watermelon flavor) Due To Undeclared Peanuts
Jung S Kim
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 28, 2014 - Jinsunmi Int’l Inc. is issuing the following update regarding its previously announced voluntary recall of plastic pouch of Lotte Brand frozen fruit bar (watermelon flavor)
The company initiated the voluntary recall on February 25, 2014. Jinsunmi Int’l Inc. is recalling 102 units of its 17.98 oz., plastic pouch of Lotte Brand Frozen Fruit Bar (watermelon flavor) because the frozen fruir bar contains peanuts, a known allergen, and the food ingredient label on the plastic pouch did not state that the product contained peanuts.
Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they come in contact with or consume this product.
Jinsunmi Int’l Inc. decided to recall the products after a customer contacted one of our customer service representatives to report that the ingredient label on the plastic pouch did not state it contained peanuts.
The product being recalled is a 17.98oz silver plastic pouch that contains 6 pieces of frozen fruit bar. The plastic pouch is covered with watermelon design on the front, and identified by UPC number 8801062443055. Lot information on this product is 13.05.01F2 and 13.07.17F2.
Jinsunmi Int’l Inc. determined that the 102 pouches of frozen fruit bars were available for sale beginning January 20, 2014 in up to 3 grocery stores in California. The products were sold at Hannam Super Mart located at 1.) Fullerton, CA 2.) Diamond Bar, CA 3.) La Palma, CA
To date there has been one reported incident of an individual who had an allergic reaction who was treated and released from further medical care. Jinsunmi Int’l Inc. is not aware of any other incidences, nor have there been any other reported illnesses.
This voluntary recall does not affect any other products from Jinsunmi Int’l Inc.
Consumers that have purchased the 17.98oz plastic pouch of frozen fruit bar are urged to dispose of the product.
Jinsunmi Int’l Inc. is working in cooperation with the FDA. Consumers with questions may contact a dedicated customer service representative at the Company by dialing 213-327-0600 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. PST or email JSM0600@hanmail.net.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.