COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT: Northern Food I/E Recalls “Sweetened Jujube” Due to Undeclared Sulfites
Company Announcement Date: December 06, 2022
FDA Publish Date: December 07, 2022
Product Type: Food & Beverages, Fruit/Fruit Product, Allergens
Reason for Announcement: Undeclared Sulfites
Company Name: Northern Food I/E Inc.
Brand Name: Lukai
Product Description: Sweetened Jujube
“When a Government Agency Partner announces a company’s recall, market withdrawal, or safety alert, the FDA posts the Government Agency Partner’s announcement as a public service. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company.”
Northern Food I/E Inc. of Westbury, NY is recalling all lots and codes of its 8.3-ounce (235-gram) packages of “Lukai sweetened jujube” because they may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have a severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.
The recalled “Lukai sweetened jujube” was distributed nationwide. The product comes in an 8.3 ounce red and yellow plastic package. The product UPC code is 6921996166881.
No illnesses or adverse reactions involving this product have been reported to date.
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 that the sulfite containing product was distributed in packages that did not reveal the presence of sulfites.
Consumers who have purchased 8.3-ounce packages of “Lukai sweetened jujube” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 516-942-0146.