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Recall of two ginseng products updated

  • 2004.05.24

The Department of Health (DH) today (May 24) received a total of more than 200 telephone enquiries from members of the public for information relating to the recall of two ginseng products, namely "Bing Han Refined Ginseng Powder" and "Matsuwura Ginsen Powder" which contain excessive amount of three kinds of pesticides.

Members of the public who have purchased the products are advised to surrender them to the respective importers. The addresses and telephones numbers of the two importers are as follows:

Importer of Bing Han Refined Ginseng Powder: 
Address: 2907-2913 Cosco Tower, 183 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong
Tel. no.: 2907 7899 (Office hours)

Importer of Matsuwura Ginsen Powder:
Address: 3/F Chow Sang Sang Building, 229 Nathan Road, Kowloon
Tel. No.: 3528 0307 (Office hours)

They may also call DH at 2319 5119 for enquiries during office hours.

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