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Dried Fruits Recalled Over Sulfites

Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sulfite sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of sulfites.

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Krasnyi Oktyabr USA Inc of Brooklyn, NY is recalling packages of its dried fruits because they contain 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 “TAINY VOSTOKA ASSORTED DRIED FRUITS APPLE” were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders. The product comes in 500gram (17.65 oz), clear plastic package marked with container code #15 03 2019 SS.

No illness or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.

The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reaction in some asthmatics. Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sulfite sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of sulfites.Analysis of the dried fruits in question revealed they contained 23.69 mg per serving.

 

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