CFS urges public not to consume batch of French bottled alcoholic drink with glass breakage risk
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department today (February 23) urged members of the public not to consume a batch of bottled alcoholic drink imported from France due to the risk of glass breakage. The trade should also stop using or selling the affected batch of the product immediately if they possess it.
Details of the product are as follows:
Product name: Chablis 2021
Brand: Louis Latour
Place of origin: France
Volume: 375 ml
Lot no.: L2216879
Importer: Links Concept Company Limited
A spokesman for the CFS said, "The CFS received a notification from the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed of the European Commission that the above-mentioned product is under recall due to the risk of glass breakage. Upon learning of the incident, the CFS immediately contacted the above-mentioned importer for follow-up. A preliminary investigation found that the above-mentioned importer had imported into Hong Kong the affected batch of the product concerned."
The spokesman said that the importer concerned has stopped sales, removed the affected product from shelves and initiated a recall according to the CFS's instructions. Members of the public may call the hotline of the importer at 2802 2818 during office hours for enquiries about the recall.
The spokesman urged members of the public not to consume the affected batch of the product if they have purchased any. The trade should also stop using or selling the affected batch of the product immediately if they possess it.
The CFS will alert the trade to the incident, continue to follow up and take appropriate action. Investigation is ongoing.
Ends/Thursday, February 23, 2023