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Starway Inc. Issues an Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Peony Mark Brand Dried Lily Flower

For Immediate Release

February 7, 2017

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Consumers

Chris Lee
718- 417-1788

Announcement

Starway Incorporated, located at 137 Grattan Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11237, is recalling Peony Mark Brand Dried Lily Flower because the product contains undeclared sulfites.  People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reactions if they consumer this product.

The recalled Peony Mark Brand Dried Lily flower comes in a 6 oz. (170 gram) clear, un-coded plastic bag.  The UPC number is 686529131632.  The product was distributed nationwide.  It is a product of China.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by NYS Dept. of Agriculture a& Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of undeclared sulfites in Peony Mark Brand Dried Lily Flower in packages 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.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

Consumers who have purchased the packages of Peony Mark Brand Dried Lily Flower should return it to the place of purchase.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-417-1788.

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Product Photos

  • Front of Package, Peony Mark Dried Lily Flower
  • Front of Package brand name logo, Peony Mark Dried Lily Flower”
  • Back of Package, Peony Mark Dried Lily Flower

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