Best Cash & Carry Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Apricots

ucm490212Best Cash & Carry, Maspeth, N.Y., is recalling Rose Brand Dry Apricot (Turkey) because it contains undeclared sulfites.

Recalled item comes in an uncoded 7 ounce plastic bag and 5 pound clear plastic bag and is sold in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey.

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 product, which was 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 item revealed it contained 250.0 milligrams per serving.

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