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Food Protection Home > Recalls and Advisories > 2007 Recalls > Ho's Trading Inc. - Fortune Star Brand Dried Lily Bulb Ho's Trading Inc. - Fortune Star Brand Dried Lily Bulb

The following information has been received by our office from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


Ho's Trading Inc.
1010 Dean Street, Brooklyn. NY 11238 Tel: 718-622-2288
Fax: 718-398-4908

Ho's Trading Inc.
Contact Person: Alvin Ho / Phone Number: 718-622-2288

HO'S TRADING INC. ISSUES ALERT ON UNDECLARED SULFITES IN FORTUNE STAR BRAND DRIED LILY BULB

Ho's Trading Inc, 1010 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11238 is recalling Fortune Star Brand Dried Lily Bulb, because it contains undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled Fortune Star Brand Dried Lily Bulb is packed in 10 oz., un-coded plastic bags. The products were sold nationwide.

The 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 undeclared sulfites in Fortune Star Brand Dried Lily Bulb which did not declare sulfites on the label. The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reaction in some asthmatics. Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sulfites sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of sulfites.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

Consumers who have purchased Fortune Star Brand Dried Lily Bulb should return it to the place of purchase. Consumer with any questions may contact the company at 1-718-622-2288.


This product may have been distributed in your area. Please spot-check stores for effectiveness of the recall. If you have any questions, please feel free to call this office at 317/233-7360.