Recall: Best Taste Snack Ginger Sliced
On 2018-08-06, the FDA announced that Country Favor is conducting a recall on Snack Ginger Sliced due to possible undeclared sulfites. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Best Taste during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 39 food recalls due to potential undeclared ingredients, including raw pork sausage products, almond milk and more. Additionally, there have been 45 food recalls due to other health hazards as well as 24 drug and medical device recalls.
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Name: Country Favor
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Snack Ginger Sliced
Brand Name(s): Best Taste
Reason for Recall: Undeclared Sulfites
Official Recall Date: 2018-08-06
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
For Immediate Release
August 6, 2018
Country Favor Inc. of Maspeth, New York is recalling its 7 ounce packages of "Best Taste Brand Snack Ginger Sliced" food treats because they contained 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 "Best Taste Brand Snack Ginger Sliced" were distributed nationwide in retail stores. The product comes in a 7 ounce, un-coded flexible plastic package.
No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in the 7 ounce package of "Best Taste Brand Snack Ginger Sliced" 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 the "Best Taste Brand Snack Ginger Sliced" revealed they contained 94.8 milligrams per serving.Consumers who have purchased 7 ounce packages of "Best Taste Brand Snack Ginger Sliced" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the Company at 718-418-9400.
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