For Immediate Release
March 23, 2016
AA USA Trading Inc. of South River, NJ is recalling ginger slice products packaged under the AA brand in 8-ounce plastic bags, because they may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The AA brand products were sold in retail stores in New York and New Jersey beginning in July 2014.
The 8-ounce ginger slice product was sold in a plastic bag printed in green and white with the letters "AA" and the "thumbs-up" symbol, labeled "Ginger Slice," with UPC code 6944155210065.
No illnesses have been reported to date. No complaints have been received. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the ginger slice products containing sulfites was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of sulfites. Investigation I indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's packaging and labeling processes.
Consumers who have purchased AA brand ginger slice should return it to the he place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Mei Zhang (secretary): (732)651-9948 Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (Eastern Standard Time).