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Food Protection Home > Recalls and Advisories > 2007 Recalls > Ho’s Trading, Inc.-Home Special Health Soup Recipe (Dry Mix) Ho’s Trading, Inc.-Home Special Health Soup Recipe (Dry Mix)

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

Contact Person: Alvin Ho

Ho’s Trading, Inc. 1010 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11238 is recalling Home Special Health Soup Recipe (Dry Mix), because it contains undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled Home Special Health Soup Recipe (Dry Mix) is packed in a 5.3 oz., uncoded plastic container, and is the product of China. The product was sold nationwide.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Market Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of undeclared sulfites in Home Special Health Soup Recipe (Dry Mix) which did not declare sulfites on the label. The consumption of 10 milligrams or more of sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reaction in some asthmatics. Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sulfite 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 Home Special Health Soup Recipe (Dry Mix) should return it to the place of purchase. Consumers with 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.