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

Food Safety Alert

July 20, 2016

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

Starway Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk and Unallowed Color Ponceau 4R (E124) in Peony Mark Brand Biscuits

Starway Incorporated, located at 137 Grattan Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11237, is recalling Peony Mark Brand Biscuits because the product contains undeclared milk and unallowed color Ponceau 4R (E124). People who have severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Peony Mark Brand Biscuits, a product of China, is distributed in uncoded and heat-sealed 6 oz. plastic bags. The product was distributed nationwide.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by NYS Dept. of Agriculture & Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of undeclared milk and unallowed color Ponceau 4R (E124) which were not declared on the label.

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

Consumers who have purchased Peony Mark Brand Biscuits should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-417-1788.


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