Hong Kong – Food Alert – A kind of prepackaged fruit juice imported from Japan with possible presence of mould

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Issue Date 2017-06-05
Source of Information Centre for Food Safety (CFS)
Food Product Prepackaged fruit juice
Name of Importer
Product name and Description Product name: Apple & Grape Fruit Juice
Brand: Muji
Packing: 10 pieces per pack; 70 millilitres per piece
Country of origin: Japan
Product code: 4547315816125
Reason For Issuing Alert

– The CFS, through its routine Food Incident Surveillance System, noted an announcement by the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore that Muji (Singapore) has recalled a kind of apple and grape fruit juice imported from Japan due to the suspicion of mould found in some of the product.
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

– Upon learning of the incident, the CFS immediately followed up with Muji (Hong Kong) Company Limited. According to information provided by the company, it had imported 9 000 packs of the affected product and some of them were put on sale at its outlets. The company had already removed from shelves and stopped sale of all the affected products earlier, and initiated a recall.

– The CFS will continue to closely monitor the situation and take appropriate follow-up actions.

Advice to the Trade

– Stop using or selling the affected products immediately should they still possess them.
Advice to Consumers
– Stop consuming the affected product and seek medical treatment if they feel unwell after consuming the product concerned.
Further Information The CFS press release

– Members of the public may call the company’s hotline at 2694 9309 during office hours for enquiries about the recall.

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