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CFS urges public not to consume a kind of soy milk beverage with possible quality problem

  • 2023.11.03
Issue Date3.11.2023
Source of Information

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS)

Food Product

Soy milk beverage

Product Name and Description

Product name: (Not available in English) 
Place of origin: Japan
Volume: 1,000 millilitres
JAN code: 4901033 630188
Expiry date: November 4, 2023 to April 12, 2024 
Importer: Solar Mart Limited 

Reason For Issuing Alert
  • The CFS, through its Food Incident Surveillance System, noted a notification from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan, that the above-mentioned product was being recalled in Japan due to a possible quality problem. 
  • Upon learning of the incident, the CFS immediately contacted local importers for follow-up. A preliminary investigation revealed that the above-mentioned importer had imported into Hong Kong the affected batches of the product concerned.
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety
  • The CFS has instructed the above-mentioned importer to stop sale and remove from shelves the affected product, and to initiate a recall.
  • The CFS will alert the trade to the incident, and continue to follow up and take appropriate action. An investigation is ongoing.
Advice to the Trade
  • Stop using or selling the affected batches of the product concerned immediately if they possess them.
Advice to Consumers
  • To stop consuming the affected product and seek medical treatment if they feel unwell after consuming the product concerned.
Further Information

The CFS press release

Enquiries about the recall can be made to the importer's hotline at 2321 0069 during office hours.

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