Food Alert - Stop sale and consumption of a kind of pineapple pie imported from Taiwan
Source of Information
The Macao authority (澳門食品安全統籌小組)
Product name and Description
Brand name and food name: EDO Pack Pineapple Pie Importer: EDO Trading Co Worldwide sole agent: Kiu Fung Hong Ltd Net weight: 176 grammes Expiry date: 6 April, 2012
Reason For Issuing Alert
The concerned products was detected with di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). DEHP is a plasticiser and has been found to cause damages to liver, kidney, reproduction and development when given to animals in large doses.
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety
- The CFS has alerted the trade and instructed the importer and retailers to recall the affected consignment of the product. - Conduct checks at retail outlets. Samples of the concerned and other related products will be taken for testing. - The CFS will closely monitor the situation and take appropriate follow-up actions.