Imported seafood products recalled for egg allergy risk

Thursday, July 1st 2004, 12:45 pm
By: News On 6

WASHINGTON (AP) _ A California importer is recalling thousands of packages of Taiwan-made seafood products because their ingredient labels don't list eggs, posing a serious risk to people allergic to eggs.

Recalled are the following See Best brand products: 7-ounce bags of fish dumplings, 4.9-ounce bags of frozen codfish balls, codfish balls with mushrooms, simulated crab balls, simulated lobster balls, 2-color balls, cuttlefish balls and colorful fish roll with roe.

The products, made by Taiwan's Northwest Foods Industry Co., were sold nationwide, mostly in Asian food markets, said importer Walong Marketing Inc. of Buena Park, Calif. No illnesses have been reported.

Consumers allergic to eggs should not eat the products but return them to the place of purchase or contact Walong at 714-670-8899.