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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 14, 2013 - JS Pelmini OK, Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling Potato Dumplings and Potato and Mushroom Dumplings, because they contain undeclared Milk and Soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The Potato Dumplings and Potato and Mushroom Dumplings products were distributed on or before 2/11/13 to retailers in New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Illinois.
These products are packaged in 1 lb. clear plastic bags with blue and brown or blue and black paper labels. The products are labeled KEEP FROZEN. The Potato Dumplings bears UPC code 6 54368 10038 6. The Potato and Mushroom Dumplings bears UPC code 6 54368 10039 3. There is no other coding.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
This issue was identified by a dual inspection by the NY State Department of Agriculture and the FDA and was caused by a failure to include proper sub-ingredients on the finished product labels. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that products containing milk and soy were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk and soy. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes.
Consumers who have purchased these Dumplings are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-469-1490 Monday – Friday, 8 am-4 pm, EST.