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Wheat Allergy Alert - JFC International Inc. in You-Ka Fresh Ramune And You-Ka Punch Ramune

JFC International Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Wheat In You-Ka Fresh Ramune And You-Ka Punch Ramune

For Immediate Release

November 23, 2016



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Los Angeles, CA - JFC International Inc. is voluntarily recalling the following confectionery products because they may contain undeclared wheat. People who have allergies to wheat run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the products.

The products were distributed to retail stores and other foodservice operators in the states of CA, CT, MA, NJ, and NY.

JFC International Inc. is recalling the following products:

ProductSizeJan Code/Bar codeCode (YYYY.MM.DD)
You-ka Fresh Ramune3.87 ounces4 902486 308594Best By 2017.11.15 or before
You-ka Punch Ramune3.87 ounces4 902486 111064Best By 2017.11.15 or before

The You-ka Fresh Ramune comes in a pink package, and the You-ka Punch Ramune comes in a blue package.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the sugar ingredients used in the products may have been contaminated by wheat.

JFC has immediately responded to this issue and have already taken action to stop sales and distribution of the affected product.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-633-1004, Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM PST or via e-mail at


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