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NYC Company Recalls Raisins Sold in 4 States Over Potential for Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions

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    NYC Company Recalls Raisins Sold in 4 States

    These raisins have been recalled over fears they could cause serious or even life-threatening allergic reactions. (Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019)

    What to Know

    • A Queens-based company is pulling golden raisins because they contain undeclared sulfites, which can cause serious allergic reactions

    • The raisins were distributed in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Michigan

    • Consumers with questions can call the company at 718-291-1205 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

    A Queens-based company is recalling golden raisins distributed in four states, including New York and New Jersey, because they contain undeclared sulfites, which could cause serious or even life-threatening allergic reactions for some. 

    Deshi Distributors LLC announced its recall Friday of 3.5 oz, 7 oz and 14 oz packages of Deshi golden raisins. In addition to New York and New Jersey, they were sold in retail stores in Pennsylvania and Michigan. 

    The product comes in a 3.5 oz, 7 oz. and 14 oz. clear plastic package. UPC codes of Deshi Golden Raisin products are as follows: 3.5 oz is 691035359586; 7 oz. is 691035360179; and 14 oz. is 691035360483. 

    No illness or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.

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    The problem was detected during routine sampling by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspector. Anyone who has the affected raisins is urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. 

    Consumers with questions can call the company at 718-291-1205 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET. Find more details about the recall here. 

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