Deshi Distributors LLC, Jamaica, N.Y., is recalling its 3.5 oz, 7 oz and 14 oz packages of Deshi Golden Raisins 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 Golden Raisin with undeclared sulphite was distributed in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Michigan and through delivery to retail stores.
The product comes in a 3.5 oz, 7 oz. and 14 oz. clear plastic package. UPC codes of Deshi Golden Raisin products are as follows: 3.5 oz is 691035359586; 7 oz. is 691035360179; and 14 oz. is 691035360483.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspector and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in the 7 oz. packages, which were not declared on the label. The same raisins were packaged in 3.5 oz and 14 oz packages and are included in this recall.