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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - July 24, 2014 - LION PAVILION LTD. of Maspeth, NY is recalling Tasty Peach Slices because it contains undeclared sulfites. Consumers who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
Tasty Peach Slices is sold in 3.87 ounce (110g), clear plastic jar and was distributed nationwide. It is a product of China.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in the 110g package of Tasty Peach Slices which were 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 Tasty Peach Slices revealed they contained 12.75 milligrams per serving.
No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date. Consumers who have purchased 110g packages of Tasty Peach Slices are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-718-326-7718.