June 3, 2020

Dried Apricots Recalled for Sulfites

Net Foods Import & Export of Secaucus, NJ is recalling Net Food Brand Turkey Diced Apricots because they contain undeclared sulfites. People with severe sensitivity to sulfites should not eat this product as they run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they do. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the problem.

RecallThe recalled product was sold in 16.1 oz. clear plastic containers with the UPC Code 8697445250019. The product was imported from Turkey and sold nationwide.

The recall was initiated after a tests on a routine sampling taken by the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets Food inspectors were positive for sulfites which are not declared on the label. Analysis of the dried apricots revealed they contained 4955 ppm per serving. Consuming 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been reported to cause severe reactions in some asthmatics.

 

 

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