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Food Alert - Updated Food Alert: Not to consume square cookies from Taiwan

Issue Date

2011-06-13

Source of Information

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS)

(The following provides additional information to the Food Alert issued on 9 June)

Food Product

Square Cookies

Product name and Description

Chuang's Square Cookies
Manufacturer: “Chuang’s King Tai Chang Food Co, Ltd”

Reason For Issuing Alert

The concerned product contained plasticiser di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) at levels ranging from 3.7 ppm to 14 ppm.

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

Actions taken after the issuance of the previous Food Alert:
- Instructed the supplier to stop supplying the concerned products.


Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the concerned products of all flavours and recall as relevant.

Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the concerned products.

Further Information

The CFS press release

Previous food alert

CFS Website: Plasticisers in food

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
2011-06-13

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