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President Global Corp. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Skim Milk in Uni-President Red Bean Flavor Ice Bars and Red Bean Tapioca Flavor Ice Bars
Mr. Joe Chiang
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --Buena Park, CA -- November 27, 2007 --- President Global Corporation of Buena Park, CA 90620 is recalling Uni-President Red Bean Flavored Ice Bars (Tung-I Red Bean Flavor Ice Bars) 6/3 fl oz and Red Bean Tapioca Ice Bars (Tung-I Red Bean Tapioca Ice Bars) 6/2.83 fl oz because they may contain undeclared skim milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled Uni-President Red Bean Flavored Ice Bars and Red Bean Tapioca Ice Bars were distributed in Asian Retail Food Markets in the Southern California area.
Each product comes in a box containing 6 bars. UPC code on boxes of Red Bean Flavor Ice Bars is 4 710608 813600. UPC on boxes of Red Bean Tapioca Ice Bars is 4 710088 070968. There are no expiration dates on the products.
One illness in Canada has been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that skim milk containing products were distributed in packaging that did not indicate presence of skim milk or milk protein. Distribution of the products has been suspended until FDA and President Global Corp. are certain the problem has been corrected.
Consumers who have purchased Uni-President Red Bean Flavor Ice Bars and Uni-President Red Bean Tapioca Ice Bars are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions may contact the company at ( 714)-994-2990.