CFS urges public not to consume a kind of yoghurt in glass jar imported from France that may contain glass particles
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department today (March 2) urged the public not to consume a kind of yoghurt in a glass jar imported from France because the product might contain glass particles. The trade should also stop using or selling the affected batch of the product immediately if they possess it.
Product details are as follows:
Product name: Casino Glass Jar Yogurt - Vanilla
Pack size: 4x125 grams
Place of origin: France
Best-before date: March 16, 2023
Importer: ParknShop (HK) Ltd
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 batch of product might contain glass particles. Upon learning of the incident, the CFS immediately contacted local importers 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 importer concerned has stopped sales, removed from shelves the affected product and has initiated a recall according to the CFS's instructions. Members of the public may call the hotline of the importer at 2606 8658 during office hours for enquiries.
The spokesman urged members of the public not to consume the affected batch of the product if they have bought it. The trade should also stop using or selling the product concerned immediately.
The CFS will alert the trade to the incident, continue to follow up and take appropriate action. An investigation is ongoing.
Ends/Thursday, March 2, 2023