The CFS immediately followed up with major local importers and retailers. Preliminary investigations revealed that a distributor, Wilson International Frozen Foods (HK) Limited had imported some of the abovementioned affected pesto product which had been distributed to various retail shops.
The importer concerned had stopped sale and removed from shelves the affected product and initiated a recall according to CFS' instructions.
The CFS will alert the trade, continue to follow up on the incident and take appropriate action. Investigation is ongoing.