Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner

Food Safety Alert

April 14, 2016

Jola Szubielski 518-457-0752
Dave Bullard 315-487-7711 x 1377

A&S Food Trading Inc Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Gorgeous Memory Daylily

A&S Food Trading Inc of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 10.6 ounces (300 grams) packages of GORGEOUS MEMORY DAYLILY because they contain undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The product comes in 10.6 ounces (300 grams) clear plastic bag. Gorgeous memory Daylily in 10.6 ounces (300 grams) packages was distributed in New York City area, and has reached consumers through retail stores.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspector and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in the 10.6 ounces (300 grams) package of Gorgeous memory Daylily, which were not declared 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 Gorgeous memory Daylily revealed they contained 13.39 milligrams per serving.

No illnesses or allergic reaction involving this product have been reported to date.
Consumers who have purchased 10.6 ounces (300 grams) packages of Gorgeous memory Daylily are urged to return them to the place of purchase for full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-369-2648.

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