Not to consume an instant noodle from Japan (with plasticiser-tainted soup powder inside)
|Source of Information||
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS)
|Product Name and Description||
Brand name and food name: TOPVALU TV SALT Flavoured Instant Ramen Noodles
|Reason For Issuing Alert||
Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) was found in a sachet of soup powder inside the noodle pack at the level of 2 ppm. 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 instructed the concerned importer/retailer to immediately stop the sale of the product and initiate recall of the relevant batch of the product.
|Advice to the Trade||
Stop selling this product
|Advice to Consumers||
Stop consuming this product
Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department