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Imported tea recall

Some imported "Honey Jujube teas" recalled for preservatives not found on product label

ATLANTA - Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin alerts consumers to the recall of some imported teas. 

Seoul Shik Poom Inc., Englewood, NJ, is recalling its 2.2 lb packages of "Honey Jujube Teas" because they may contain sulfites, a preservative that is not listed as an ingredient on the product label.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled "Honey Jujube Teas" were sold in retail stores nationwide.

The product comes in 2.2 lb, clear glass jar marked with code #TC1607 and UPC CODES: 0761898630358 on the label and with an expiration date of 08/13/2009, 11/26/2009, 05/26/2010, 08/18/2010, 10/02/2010, 01/15/2011, 03/09/2011 stamped on the top cover.

Consumers with the product may return it to place of purchase for a full refund.  Those with questions may contact Seoul Shik Poom at (201) 567-7780.

Source: Georgia Department of Agriculture

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