Twin Marquis, Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Specific Lots of its Cooked Noodle and Lo Mein Noodle
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 03, 2014 - Twin Marquis, Inc. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling specific lots of Twin Marquis COOKED NOODLE and LO MEIN NOODLE listed below because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled products were distributed in NY, PA, NJ, CT, VA, MD, MA, NC, FL, and MI through Asian food retail stores and food services (Chinese and Asian restaurants).
- Twin Marquis LO MEIN NOODLE, NET WT. 5 LB (refrigerated or frozen), is a yellow raw noodle packed in a plastic film bag package, and bears UPC # 7 60941 90718 8. The following lots are being recalled: 10329, 10330, 10331, 11301, 11302, 11304, 11305, 11306, 11307, 11308, 11309, 11311, 11312, and 11313.
- Twin Marquis COOKED NOODLE, NET WT. 16 OZ, UPC 7 60941 10421 1, and NET WT. 5 LB (refrigerated or frozen), UPC 7 60941 90714 0, is yellow boiled noodle packed in a plastic film bag package. The following lots are being recalled: COOKED NOODLE 16 OZ, Lots: 10329, 10330, 10331, 11301, 11302, 11304, 11305, 11306, 11309, 11311, 11312, and 11313. COOKED NOODLE 5 LB, Lots: 10329, 10330, 10331, 11301, 11302, 11304, 11306, 11308, 11309, 11311, and 11213.
The secondary (outer) packages are brown cardboard boxes. The lot numbers are printed on primary plastic packages and outer boxes.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after receiving notice from the FDA during an audit check that the dried whole egg powder supplied by DEB-EL Food Products, LLC contains undeclared milk and thus being recalled. The packaging of dried whole egg powder (lot # 1843) did not reveal the presence of milk. The Twin Marquis’ noodle products listed above were made using the dried whole egg powder as an ingredient.
Consumers who are allergic to milk should not consume the above products. Consumers who have purchased the above products and lot numbers are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-386-6868, Monday - Friday, 9am - 6 pm, ET.