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Thursday, May 18, 2017
New #foodsafety #recall #undeclared #egg & #wheat #allergen in “Fish Cake, Fish Ball, And Fish Tofu” from Wang GlobalNet
Wang GlobalNet Issues Allergy Alert Undeclared Eggs, Wheat In “Fish Cake, Fish Ball, And Fish Tofu”
For Immediate Release
May 18, 2017
Wang Globalnet of Moonachie, NJ is recalling 5 Cases of Fish Cake (Item#:13125), 2 cases of Fish Ball (Item#: 20072), 186 Cases of Fish Cake (Item#: 12842), 4 Cases of Fish Cake (Item#: 15731), and 3 Cases of Fish Tofu (Item#: 17185) because it may contain undeclared egg and wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs and wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled "Fish Cake, Fish Ball, Fish Tofu" were distributed to NY, NJ, PA, MA, ME, VA, MD, DE, CT, RI, and NH retail stores.
The products can be identified as follows,
Fish Cake in Polybag 20/1LB. Brand Name: Wang. Item#: 13125. Expiration Date: 03/09/2019. UPC Code#: 087703131256
Fish Ball in Polybag 24/12OZ. Brand Name: Wang. Item#: 20072. Expiration Date: 03/15/2019. UPC Code#: 087703200722
Fish Cake in Polybag 10/2.2LBS Brand Name: Wang. Item#: 12842. Expiration Date: 03/17/2019 UPC Code#: 087703128422
Fish Cake in Polybag 10/930G. Brand Name: Wang. Item#: 15731 Expiration Date: 03/06/2019 UPC Code#: 087703157316
Fish Tofu in Polybag 40/240G. Brand Name: Wang. Item#: 17185 Expiration Date: 06/28/2018 UPC Code#: 087703171855
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered by FDA that eggs and wheat containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of eggs and wheat. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes.
Distribution of the product has been suspended until the company is certain that the problem has been corrected.
Consumers who have purchased the affected products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-917-698-2019 (24/7).