Lian Sheng, RONG SHING issues a voluntary recall for Undeclared Allergen-Undeclare Sulfites in Dried Plum
Rong Shing Trading NY Inc., 47-57 Bridgewater Street, Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 5.8oz (165g) packages of “Lian Sheng Dried Plum” because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
The recalled “Lian Sheng Dried Plum” were distributed nationwide in retail stores. The product is packaged in a 5.8oz (165g), clear plastic bottle marked with an expiration date of 11/13/2023 stamped on the side. The product UPC code is 6928580581396.
No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in the 5.8oz (165g) packages of Dried Plum which were not declared on the label. The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving could occur in certain sulfite sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of sulfites. Analysis of the Dried Tangerine Plum revealed they contained 21.91 milligrams per serving.
Consumers who have purchased 5.6oz (165g) packages of “Lian Sheng Dried Plum” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-308-1177.