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Dry Fruit from Ridgewood Factory Recalled by State

Unposted Sulphites In Certain Products

State Agriculture Commissioner Darrel J. Aubertine alerted consumers on Wednesday, July 11, that dried fruit packaged at a Ridgewood factory is being recalled due to the presence of undeclared sulphites.

The recall affects products distributed by Runoland USA Inc., located at 1801 Decatur St.

The recalled “Dried Fruit Owoce Suszone” is packaged in 300 gram (10.58 oz.) clear plastic bags. There is no “sell by,” “use by” or production code on the packages. The identified UPC code on the packaging is 5 905660 001082. The product was distributed in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida and Pennsylvania.

People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites may run the126523 risktrans2r1of serious 1 or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.

Routine sampling by the state Department of Agriculture and Markets’

Food Safety Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by New

York State Food Laboratory personnel revealed the product contained high levels of sulfites which were not declared on the label.

The consumption of 10 mg 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 mg or more of sulfites.

No illnesses have been reported to date to the Department of Agriculture. in connection with this product.

Consumers who have purchased

“Dried Fruit Owoce Suszone” can return the product to the place of purchase 10/10/01 pg for65 Doleva full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Runoland USA, Inc. at

1-718-381-0900.

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