Gurley's Foods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert Due to Undeclared Sulfites in their Gurley'
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- May 8, 2007 – Gurley's Foods, Inc., of Willmar, Minnesota is recalling their Golden Recipe Cranberry Trial Mix, packaged in 7.25 ounce packages (UPC77449 49872) in printed bags, sold primarily through various convenience stores nationwide, due to the presence of undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) if they ingest 10 milligrams or more of sulfites per serving. Code Numbers included in the recall are 0508,0608,0618,0678,0758,0888,0898,0938,1158.
These items may contain sulfur dioxide, a food preservative used in many brands of dried fruit products. A 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 packages of the Cranberry Trail Mix, which did not declare sulfites on the label.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who have purchased any of these packaged treats should return them to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-426-7845.
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