Not to consume a Taiwanese oat product suspected to be contaminated
|Source of Information||
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) received notification from the Taiwanese authority that the concerned product had been distributed to Hong Kong.
|Product Name and Description||
Product name： Vegetables Fruit Oat Eat
|Reason For Issuing Alert||
The concerned products might have been contaminated with di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP). DEHP is a plasticiser and has been found to cause damages to liver, kidney, reproduction and development when given to animals in large doses.
|Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety||
The CFS has notified the trade and at once instructed the importer to stop sale of the affected products.
|Advice to the Trade||
Stop selling this product
|Advice to Consumers||
Stop consuming this product
Members of the public may call the importer O' Farm Limited for enquiries about its recall during office hours. Tel: 8111 1575
Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department