Stop Consuming Certain Gold-Needle Mushroom Imported from Japan due to Possible Presence of Glass Fragments

Issue Date 6.2.2012
Source of Information Website of manufacturer in Japan
Food Product Gold-needle mushroom
Product Name and Description

Product name: Shinshu Enokitake
Producer: JA Kitashinshu Miyuki
Place of origin: Nagano Prefecture, Japan
Batch No: 0434
Packing size: 100 g and 200 g
Production date: February 1 and 2, 2012

Reason For Issuing Alert Possible presence of glass fragments.
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has notified local retailers. The CFS learned that major retailers had not sold any of the affected products.The CFS will continue to follow up on the case and closely liaise with the trade and the Japanese authority concerned.
Advice to the Trade Stop selling the affected batch of products.
Advice to Consumers Stop consuming the affected batch of products.
Further Information

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department