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Not to consume a kind of bread product with possible presence of mould

  • 2023.11.07
Issue Date7.11.2023
Source of Information

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan

Food Product

Bread product

Product Name and Description

Product name: BASE BREAD (Cinnamon)
Place of origin: Japan
Net weight: 81 grams
Best Before: October 23, 2023 to December 12, 2023

Reason For Issuing Alert
  • The Centre for Food Safety (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 as the product might contain mould.
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety
  • Upon learning of the incident, the CFS immediately contacted the seller for follow-up. A preliminary investigation revealed that the above-mentioned seller had sold the affected batch of product concerned to Hong Kong.
  • The CFS has instructed the above-mentioned seller to stop sale and remove from shelves the affected products, 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 batch of product concerned immediately if they 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

Enquiries about the recall can be made to the seller (hotline: +81 03-6416-8905 or email: or to relevant retailers.

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