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Best Cash & Carry is Voluntarily Recalling Green Raisins (Sunderkhani) Because They May Contain Undeclared Sulfites
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 4, 2015 – Maspeth, NY – Best Cash & Carry, 56-30 56 Street, Maspeth, NY 11378 is recalling BEST BRAND GREEN RAISIN (SUNDERKHANI) because it may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious of life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
The recalled BEST BRAND GREEN RAISIN (SUNDERKHANI) comes in an un-coded, 7 oz. plastic bag and was sold in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in packages of BEST BRAND GREEN RAISIN (SUNDERKHANI) which did not declare sulfites on the label. The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reactions in some asthmatics. Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sulfite sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of sulfites. Analysis of the BEST BRAND GREEN RAISIN (SUNDERKHANI) revealed they contained 16.96 milligrams per serving.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. Consumers who have purchased BEST BRAND GREEN RAISIN (SUNDERKHANI) should return it to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-718-492-4288.
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