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Food Safety Alert

February 01, 2012

Jessica Ziehm, 518-457-3136
jessica.ziehm@agriculture.ny.gov

S&M USA Enterprise Issues an Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Zhang Zhou Brand Tremella

S&M USA ENTERPRISE, 4703 2nd AVE, BROOKLYN, NY 11232 is recalling ZHANG ZHOU BRAND TREMELLA because it may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled ZHANG ZHOU BRAND TREMELLA comes in an un-coded, 150 gram plastic bag and was sold in New York and New Jersey. It is a product of China

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in packages of ZHANG ZHOU BRAND TREMELLA 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 ZHANG ZHOU BRAND TREMELLA should return it to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-718-492-4288

Photo: http://www.agriculture.ny.gov/FoodSafetyAlets/tremella.jpg


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