- The Washington Times - Wednesday, February 26, 2003

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) — B&B; International Connections Inc. of New York Wednesday recalled 500 ml glass bottles of Mozhayiskoe sterilized milk and 1 liter packages of 3.2 percent Milaya Mila because they may contain sulfonamide, which is prohibited in food by the Food and Drug Administration.

The recalled milk was produced in Russia and distributed in the New York metropolitan area.

Sulfonamide can trigger allergic reactions in people with sensitivities to sulfa drugs. It is prohibited for use in lactating dairy cattle and food producing animals.

The recalled Mozhayiskoe is date coded Oct. 23, 2002, and Nov. 12, 2002. The Milaya Mila is date-coded Dec. 12, 2002.

The company said no illnesses have been associated with the milk

The problem was discovered through sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.



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