October 7, 2016

Consumer Alert: Undeclared Peanuts in “Tea Salad Snack – Spicy”

Consumer Alert: Undeclared Peanuts in “Tea Salad Snack – Spicy”
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New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today alerted consumers to undeclared peanuts in Yoma Myanmar “Tea Salad Snack – Spicy,” packaged and distributed by Yoma Myanmar Tea Co., 5 N. Beacon St., Boston, MA 02134.  People who have severe sensitivity to peanuts may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.  No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product.

The recalled “Tea Salad Snack – Spicy” is packaged in a 7 oz. plastic bag coded EXP: 15 June 2018.  The product was sold at various retail stores in New York State.

Routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets’ food inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by the New York State Food Laboratory revealed the product contained peanut allergens, which were not declared on the label.

Consumers who have purchased “Tea Salad Snack – Spicy” may return the product to the place of purchase.   Consumers with questions about the recalled product may contact Yoma Myanmar Tea Co. at 617-783-1372 or [email protected], or the place of purchase.