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Bottled Fermented Bean Curd Cubes Contain Unsatisfactory level of Bacillus cereus

Issue Date

13 October 2008

Source of Information

The Centre for Food Safety

Food Product

Fermented bean curd cubes

Product Description

Jin Bole Preserved Beancurd with Sesame Oil (290g)
(Best before date: 3.6.2010 )

Giant Tree Brand Salted Bean Curd Cubes in Brine with Chili (with Sesame Oil)(300g)
(Best before date: 5.7.2010)

Giant Tree Brand Salted Bean Curd Cubes in Brine with Chili (with Sesame Oil)(130g)
(Best before date: 5.7.2010)

Giant Tree Brand Salted Bean Curd Cubes in Brine
(with Sesame Oil)(130g)
(Best before date: 5.7.2010)

 

Reason for Advise

The above four samples were found to contain unsatisfactory level of Bacillus cereus.

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety


The CFS has issued warning letters to the retailers concerned and asked them to stop selling the affected products. The CFS will closely monitor the situation.

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the affected products

Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the affected products

Further Information

The CFS press release

 


Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
13 October 2008

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Last Revision Date : 13-10-2008