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Recall of Canned Pork Luncheon Meat Due to the Presence of Trace Amount of Malachite Green

Issue Date

7 December 2007

Source of Information

Centre for Food Safety (CFS), Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD)

Food Product

Canned pork luncheon meat

Name of Product

MaLing Pork Luncheon Meat

Product Description

Canned pork luncheon meat. Each can weighs 198g. The affected products carry the batch no. of M1 8.

Durability Indication

Best Before Date : 8/6/2010

Reason for Recall

Presence of trace amount of malachite green. The amount detected was 0.0066ppm.

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The sole agent of the concerned product has initiated a recall and stopped selling the affected products. CFS has informed the Mainland authorities of the latest test results and will continue to follow up the case.

Advice to
the Trade

Stop selling the affected products.

Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the affected products.

Further Information

The CFS press release



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