AA Brand Dried Kiwi and Dried Mango Recalled

Posted on January 26, 2016 by

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AA USA Trading Inc. of South River, NJ is recalling is recalling both dried kiwi and dried mango products packaged under the AA brand in 8-ounce plastic bags, because they may contain undeclared sulfites and colors.

The AA brand dried kiwi and dried mango products were sold in retail stores in New York and New Jersey beginning in July 2014.

The 8-ounce dried mango product was sold in a plastic bag printed in green and white with the letters “AA” and the “thumbs-up” symbol, labeled “Dried Tai Sweet Mango Slice,” UPC code 6944155210102.

The 8-ounce dried kiwi product was sold in a similar plastic bag printed in green and white with the letters “AA” and the “thumbs-up” symbol, labeled “Dried Kiwi Slice,” UPC code 6944155210041.

No illnesses have been reported to date. No complaints have been received. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the dried kiwi and dried mango products containing sulfites was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of sulfites. Additionally, it was discovered that packaging did not declare the presence of colors FD&C Yellow # 6 in the dried mango product and both FD&C Yellow # 5 and FD&C Blue # 1 in the dried kiwi product. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company’s packaging and labeling processes.

Consumers who have purchased AA brand dried kiwi or dried mango are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Mei Zhang (secretary) (732)-651-9948, Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (Eastern Standard Time).


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