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March 20, 2013

Daesang Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Mixed Soy Bean Paste (Sesame & Garlic)

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding the recall of Daesang America Inc. 500gram (17.64 Ounce) packages of Sesame and Garlic flavored Mixed Soy Bean Paste because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled Mixed Soy Bean Paste (Sesame & Garlic) were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through online orders. The product comes in a 500 gram, Sage Green plastic package marked with Sunchang Ssamjang (Sesame & Garlic Seasoned Bean Paste) on the top & front of the package. All dates of expiration fall under this recall coverage for this particular item. It is a product of Korea and was distributed from June 2012 - February 2013. UPC for the product is 880152435671.

Consumers who have purchased 500 gram packages of Mixed Soy Bean Paste are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund if any consumer might have risk of allergic reaction from this undeclared peanut.

The full recall and product information can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm344657.htm.

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