Elevated Level of Sulfites in Golden Raisins Prompts Recall

Elevated Level of Sulfites in Golden Raisins Prompts Recall
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October 1, 2015

A New Jersey establishment is recalling raisins due to a dangerous undeclared ingredient.

United TC has announced a recall for Basma Golden Raisins due to the detection of undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Basma Golden Raisins are packaged in 16 ounce or 30 pound clear, plastic containers. The product was distributed to retail stores in New York and Pennsylvania.

This recall was initiated after New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets (NYSDAM) sampling and analysis revealed the presence of undeclared sulfites in Basma Golden Raisins. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was due to the lack of an ingredient declaration on the 30 Lb. bulk cartons.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the problem.

Consumers who have purchased the affected products are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Customers with questions about the recall should contact the company at (732) 355-9600.