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Mr. Masashi Inoue
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 21, 2012 – JFC INTERNATIONAL INC. of Los Angeles, California is recalling JFC FURIKAKE-SETO FUMI 1.7 OZ, because it contains undeclared egg yolk, soybeans and wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs, soybeans and wheat, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
JFC FURIKAKE-SETO FUMI 1.7 OZ is distributed nationwide through retail stores and/or on-line web stores.
The involved product bears an UPC/Bar code 0 11152 41464, it is packaged in a clear glass jar with a plastic lid. Lot code/Best before date of 04.05.2014 is stamped on top of the lid. The net weight declaration is 1.7 oz (50g).
No illnesses or adverse events relating to this product have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered the product containing eggs, soybeans and wheat was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of eggs, soybeans and wheat. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a mislabeling during packaging processes.
Consumers who have purchased JFC FURIKAKE-SETO FUMI 1.7 OZ are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-633-1004, Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5PM PST.
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