Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Food Contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
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The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) today (14 August) announced that it agrees the Polyfood Food Service Co Ltd to resume the fish production line.
Following the detection of Listeria monocytogenes in a smoked salmon sample produced by Polyfood Food Service Co Ltd in April this year, the Centre for Food Safety (CFS) instructed the company to suspend the relevant production line to carry out thorough cleansing and disinfection on April 2. The CFS has been following up on the incident closely with the company concerned since then. The FEHD had already conducted site inspections and had assessed the company's submitted investigation report and implemented remedial actions, decided to allow Polyfood Food Service Co Ltd to resume the fish production line.The FEHD will continue its inspection and monitor closely the food produced by the company to safeguard food safety and public health.